Robin McKie

Robin McKie is science and technology editor for the Observer.

Climate & Energy

China’s voyage to cross the less frozen Arctic Ocean

China bets historically low Arctic ice will allow a rusty hulk to sail through the fabled Northern Sea Route, opening up a shortcut to lucrative trade in the E.U.

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