1. "Five years after an earthquake and tsunami damaged the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, Japanese authorities say a long-planned 'ice wall' around the leaking facility can be turned on."
The underground refrigeration system that should create the frozen barrier was completed last month — more than a year behind schedule2. "Climate Change Opens Up the First Luxury Cruise Route in the Arctic"
coast guard officials from the US and Canada will train for a cruise ship catastrophe: a mass rescue from a luxury liner on its maiden voyage through the remote and deathly cold waters between the Northwest Passage and the Bering Strait.3. Storm custom action figure by Loose Collector available at ebay.
The prospect of just such a disaster occurring amid the uncharted waters and capricious weather of the Arctic is becoming all too real.