Guest post by Renee Hannon Introduction The Arctic and Antarctic regions are different and yet similar in many ways. The Arctic has ocean surrounded by land and the Antarctic is a continent surrounded by water. Both are cold,...
by Donald Rapp, Ralf Ellis and Clive Best A review of the relationship between the solar input to high latitudes and the global ice volume over the past 2.7 million years. Abstract While there is ample evidence that variations...
From Eurekalert Oregon State University CORVALLIS, Ore. – Scientists have documented a two-part climatic connection between the North Atlantic Ocean and Antarctica, a fast atmospheric channel and a much slower oceanic...
Oil extraction in Alaskan wilderness area would be an ‘irresponsible business decision’, trillion-dollar investors say
The case, led by Greenpeace, claims Norwegian government has violated constitutional right to a healthy environment and contravenes Paris agreement
by Dr. Ronan Connolly & Dr. Michael Connolly Satellite observations indicate that the average Arctic sea ice extent has generally decreased since the start of the satellite records in October 1978. Is this period long...
Were you paying attention this year? From climate talks to coal and conservation, test your knowledge of the year in environment
by Judith Curry A discussion of Section 8.3 of Alan Longhurst’s book Doubt and Certainty in Climate Science. For context on the topic of the variability of Arctic climate, see these previous blog posts: New presentations...
International energy watchdog’s new head, Fatih Birol, warns of costs and technological challenges but stops short of recommending an outright ban
An Arctic voyage through the awe-inspiring Northwest Passage shows that, with oil drilling in the far north on the way, rapid action is needed to protect the region
A voyage through the awe-inspiring Northwest Passage shows that, with oil drilling in the far north on the way, rapid action is needed to protect nature’s last refuge
Campaigners say Obama giving the green light to oil drilling ahead of his visit to the Arctic to highlight climate change is ‘hypocritical’
How much oil would make Shell’s controversial Arctic bid profitable? What would be the impact of a catastrophic oil spill? And can the venture succeed as the world adapts to climate change?
Safety vessel Fennica’s arrival in the Chukchi Sea, after activists attempts to delay it, clears way for company to start drilling deep enough to hit oil
Pickard is known as one of the oil industry’s toughest political operators with a history of doing whatever it takes to further Shell’s interests – and the Arctic is ‘just too big a prize’ to leave
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