26 Aug '12, 10pm

Greenpeace abandons occupation of Arctic oil drilling rig after workers throw metal at them

Greenpeace abandons occupation of Arctic oil drilling rig after workers throw metal at them

Arctic sea ice approaches another record melt (08/22/2012) Sea ice extent in the Arctic is very near to beating the previous record low set in 2007, according to the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center. Researchers told Reuters that they expect the record to be beaten by the end of month, well over a week before the melt season ends in the frozen north. Shell running out of time to drill in U.S. Arctic - this year (08/20/2012) The clock is running out for oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell, to drill controversial oil wells in the U.S. Arctic before the harsh winter sets in, reports the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. While the company is still optimistic it can reach the Arctic by summer's end, it awaits a number of final permits after suffering numerous setbacks, including one of its drilling ships going adrift and nearly running aground in Alaska. Greenland suffers recor...

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Greenpeace Activists Scale Arctic Oil Rig

treehugger.com 27 Aug '12, 11pm

Greenpeace has aggressively opposed the recent scramble to drill in the Arctic, whether it be Shell's efforts to set up sh...

An update on the Arctic sea-ice

An update on the Arctic sea-ice

realclimate.org 26 Aug '12, 3pm

We noted earlier that the Artic sea-ice is approaching a record minimum. The record is now broken, almost a month before t...

In the News: "Greenpeace Battles Gazprom Over Russia's Arctic Drill Rig" #savethearctic #stopgazprom

In the News: "Greenpeace Battles Gazprom Over R...

ens-newswire.com 28 Aug '12, 12am

The Greenpeace activists chained onto the crew vessel before 5 am. Sini Saarela, a Greenpeace activist from Finland, said,...

#peakoil The race for Arctic oil riches: Danes press ahead with claim on ocean tract

#peakoil The race for Arctic oil riches: Danes ...

peakoil.com 25 Aug '12, 2pm

Danes press ahead with claim on ocean tract as Canada tries to shed light on sea vessels that disappeared in the fabled No...

PROTECT THE ARCTIC

therainforestsite.com 26 Aug '12, 3am

Allowing oil drilling and development in the pristine and remote waters of America's Arctic Ocean is a risky and unnecessa...

Obama approves preparation for oil drilling in ...

news.mongabay.com 30 Aug '12, 9pm

Jeremy Hance mongabay.com August 30, 2012 Approximate site of preliminarily approved drilling by Shell in the Chukchi Sea....

Arctic Sea Ice Now at Lowest Level Ever Recorded

Arctic Sea Ice Now at Lowest Level Ever Recorded

treehugger.com 27 Aug '12, 10pm

Public Domain Images /Public Domain Last week, experts predicted that retreating Arctic sea ice in would reach a record lo...

Why Arctic sea ice shouldn't leave anyone cold

Why Arctic sea ice shouldn't leave anyone cold

skepticalscience.com 26 Aug '12, 5am

News articles referring to the Arctic and its sea ice usually have pictures of polar bears accompanying the text. But alth...

Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has melts to record...

straitstimes.com 28 Aug '12, 12am

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has melted to its smallest point ever in a milestone that may show that...

Hapless Shell inches forward with drilling in the Arctic

Hapless Shell inches forward with drilling in t...

grist.org 31 Aug '12, 1pm

A photo of something that happened that might be worth remembering as you read this. At long last , Shell is ready to dril...

Arctic Tipping Point: A North Pole Without Ice

Arctic Tipping Point: A North Pole Without Ice

e360.yale.edu 30 Aug '12, 12pm

Arctic Tipping Point: A North Pole Without Ice Scientists say this year’s record declines in Arctic sea ice extent and vol...

#peakoil IEA may release oil reserves as soon a...

peakoil.com 26 Aug '12, 3pm

IEA may release oil reserves as soon as September World oil consumers are poised to tap into emergency oil inventories as ...

If you can't make demo, email Cameron - Don't ignore wake up call of record Arctic melting. It's time to act!

If you can't make demo, email Cameron - Don't i...

campaigncc.org 26 Aug '12, 7am

The Downing Street webform (choose "Contact the Prime minister's Office") at https://email.number10.gov.uk/Contact.aspx al...

Obama Ignores Huge Dangers in Approving Arctic ...

biologicaldiversity.org 30 Aug '12, 7pm

For Immediate Release, August 30, 2012 Contact: Rebecca Noblin, (907) 274-1110 Obama Ignores Huge Dangers in Approving Arc...

Obama Ignores Huge Dangers in Approving Arctic ...

biologicaldiversity.org 30 Aug '12, 9pm

For Immediate Release, August 30, 2012 Contact: Rebecca Noblin, (907) 274-1110 Obama Ignores Huge Dangers in Approving Arc...