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What Exxon Knew About Global Warming’s Impact On The Arctic

Exxon and its worldwide affiliates have been crafting a public policy position that sought to downplay the certainty of global warming.

October 16, 2015

Obama’s Arctic Adventure Ends With Sinking Village, Fish Spawn

President Obama visited two remote native villages in the U.S. Arctic on Wednesday, hoping to show how climate change is affecting Americans.

September 3, 2015

Democrat Hillary Clinton Says Arctic Drilling ‘Not Worth The Risk’

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said in a Twitter post on Tuesday that drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean was “not worth the risk.”

August 18, 2015

Shell Receives Final Approval To Drill In Arctic, But With New Conditions

Environmental groups have said drilling for oil in the Arctic conflicts with the Obama administration’s efforts to fight climate change.

July 23, 2015
World News, Cold War, Russia, Air Space, Arctic, Tin City, Alaska, Air Force

Intent Of Russian Military Aircraft Near U.S. Shores Remains Unclear

Russian fighter jets deliberately provoke Cold War tensions by flying unannounced and unwelcome through U.S. airspace.

April 7, 2015
Energy, Environment, Greenpeace, Oil, Drilling, Shell, Protest, Arctic

Arctic-Drilling Protesters Board Shell’s Oil Rig In Pacific

Six Greenpeace members board a Royal Dutch Shell oil rig to protest the energy company’s exploration and drilling of the Alaskan Arctic.

April 7, 2015

Greenpeace Activists Forced To End Protest On Norwegian Oil Rig

OSLO, Norway — Police in Norway on Thursday ended a Greenpeace protest against test drilling in a sensitive area of the Arctic by ordering its activists to leave an oil rig they had scaled or face arrest. The activists obeyed the order peacefully and abandoned the oil rig in northern Norway, Greenpeace and police said. […]

May 29, 2014

Judge Suspends Arctic Drilling, Orders New Environmental Report

By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times In the ongoing battle over offshore drilling, a federal judge in Alaska told regulators Thursday to redo an environmental impact study that underestimated the amount of recoverable oil and, potentially, the risks to delicate Arctic habitat. The decision by U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline stopped short of scrapping the […]

April 25, 2014