The coastal plain on Alaska’s North Slope is one of the most untouched ecosystems in America.
Oil companies obtained rights to the area before the giant reef was discovered.
Among the radical shifts in the political landscape that took place on November 8th are the revival of some serious threats to our ocean, our coasts and our planet.
This week, the California Air Resources Board released new regulations to extend the Cap and Trade program that began in 2006 -- a move that will help bolster the governor's plan to keep California on a path toward clean energy and climate leadership.
Government Manipulation and Resource Extraction Threaten Indigenous People's Sacred Bond With Nature in Ecuador
In work being published by Comparative Politics early in 2017, West and I found that Ecuador's indigenous people have stronger
Sure it's worth celebrating but don't pop the champagne just yet. If we're going to truly begin tackling the climate crisis (and protect wildlife and coastal communities from oil spills) we need to halt all new offshore drilling.
'Knee-deep in Blood': Protestors Disrupt New Orleans Oil and Gas Lease Sale and Prognosticate a Frightening Future
As the protestors protested, for the better part of an hour, the oil men and oil women, dressed in suits of blue and gray, sat back in their folding chairs and tap-tapped on their smart phones, while drinking the complimentary coffee and looking nonplused.
Drilling in Big Cypress: Rejected Bush Plan to Purchase Florida Mineral Rights Looks Genius in Retrospect
Burnett Oil Company filed an application with the National Park Service to conduct a seismic survey of 110 square miles (70,454
Since January, when Obama's Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management announced its proposal to allow drilling leases off the Atlantic Coast from Virginia to Georgia beginning in 2017, opposition to the dangerous plan has mounted.
The widespread exploitation of our natural resources coincides and is closely tied to the distress of our planet writhing under massive droughts, wildfires, glacial melting, animal die-offs and human displacement. Our general response seems to be one big shrug.
Last week, President Obama made the most extensive presidential visit to Alaska ever. He hiked on a glacier, met with Native Alaskans, and became the first president ever to visit the Arctic Circle. Throughout, he was calling attention to the real, on-the-ground effects of climate change.
Michael Brubaker explains how Alaskans will respond to the renaming of Mount McKinley.
Here I am in the large collection of packing cases that goes for the Prudhoe Bay Hotel, about 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, with nothing to do for the next three hours before the flight on to Barrow, flogging the proverbial dead horse.
The Los Angeles Times reports that per PHMSA's records, Plains All American has had 20 federal enforcement cases since 2006
The second rig is expected at the port in the coming days. The decision was met with approval by some Alaska lawmakers, who