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Obama visits a state that lives climate change: Alaska

Aug 31, 2015
President Obama is visiting Alaska and the Arctic to talk about climate change.
Posted In: Alaska, Arctic, Obama, climate change

Shell starts drilling for oil in the Arctic

Aug 7, 2015
Environmentalists and other big oil explorers are watching.
Posted In: Shell, Arctic, big oil

Shell's Arctic drilling questioned over safety concerns

Mar 24, 2015
Shell is expected to get a green light to re-start Arctic oil and gas drilling
Posted In: oil drilling, Shell, Arctic

Greenpeace used Legos to attack Shell. And won.

Oct 9, 2014
Shell-branded Lego toys are not much longer for toy store shelves.
Posted In: lego, Shell, Arctic, greenpeace

Shell's challenge in drilling for Arctic oil

Dec 26, 2013
After a dismal experience in 2012, Shell took this year off from trying to drill in the Arctic Ocean. But drilling will come.
Posted In: Oil, offshore drilling, Arctic, Shell

Chinese ship first to sail through Arctic on Northeastern Passage

Aug 12, 2013
Melting arctic ice has opened a new global trade route.
Posted In: shipping, Arctic, China

Global warming good news for Russian shipping

Dec 7, 2012
Melting ice means a Russian gas company can now send tankers to Japan through the Arctic Ocean, instead of the Suez Canal.
Posted In: shipping, Arctic

Summer ice melt in the Arctic sets yet another record

Sep 20, 2012
Shipping across the ice-free Arctic appears closer than ever. The new route will save fuel, but bring emissions and soot directly to the Arctic -- possibly accelerating the ice melt.
Posted In: shipping, Arctic, carbon emissions, global warming

Shell drills in the Arctic, opening new waters to oil

Sep 11, 2012
Shell's start on a pilot well in once-frozen Arctic waters comes after $4 billion in preparation. It could take 10 years for this first Arctic well to produce oil.
Posted In: Arctic, oil drilling, Shell

Melting Arctic sea ice mostly man-made

Jul 26, 2012
The latest study on the unprecedented loss of ice covering the Arctic says it is 70 percent the result of human-caused climate change.
Posted In: Arctic, ICE, climate change, Greenland

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