Arctic drilling

Politics
“The notion that we, tonight, after 60-plus years, would give up what is a biologically important area ... for what? For oil we don’t need?”
Politics
Russia is moving ahead with drilling plans in the region.
Green
Citing environmental risks, the Interior Department called the plan the "right path forward."
Environment
Earlier this year, Oceana released a report - "Time for Action: Six Years after Deepwater Horizon" - that compiled recent
Environment
But, in recent years, this Game of Thrones plot has been disrupted by millions of people all over the world coming together
Environment
We need to make the transition to a clean energy economy and we must do it now by taking special places off the table, protecting them from risky and dangerous drilling.
The WorldPost
Science has the ultimate say in drawing national boundaries.
Environment
We are accountable for our decisions, our investments, our respect for law, and our moral choices. Every day would seem, then, to be a moving calculation of multiple accountabilities - a ledger of life, with surpluses and, yes, deficits.
Culture & Arts
Follow us to one of the most fascinating yet endangered places on Earth. While politicians discuss climate change, we have asked seven artists about their relation to and work within the Arctic.
Politics
The White House’s announcement will keep drill rigs out of the Arctic for the next two years.
Politics
Shell "disagrees with the decision." Climate groups rejoice.
Green
Will we preserve these pristine waters once and for all and accelerate the shift to cleaner energy resources? Or will we continue letting oil companies go to the ends of the earth and deepen our dependence on polluting fossil fuels?
Business
An exploratory well drilled to 6,800 feet found oil and gas but not in sufficient quantities.
Environment
President Obama must know that it is impossible to protect the Arctic while allowing Shell to drill for oil 70 miles off the coast of Alaska. He cannot have it both ways. His policies and proclamations are irreconcilable.
Environment
Obama has done more than any previous president to restrict greenhouse gas emissions, but his administration remains stuck in a contradictory policy of promoting fossil fuel extraction that threatens to "lock-in" decades of emissions that we can't afford.