Exxon and its worldwide affiliates have been crafting a public policy position that sought to downplay the certainty of global warming.
President Obama visited two remote native villages in the U.S. Arctic on Wednesday, hoping to show how climate change is affecting Americans.
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.”
Environmental groups have said drilling for oil in the Arctic conflicts with the Obama administration’s efforts to fight climate change.
Russian fighter jets deliberately provoke Cold War tensions by flying unannounced and unwelcome through U.S. airspace.
Six Greenpeace members board a Royal Dutch Shell oil rig to protest the energy company’s exploration and drilling of the Alaskan Arctic.
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. […]
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 […]