by Ari Phillips Posted on October 1, 2014 Updated: October 1, 2014
A shocking number of walrus have massed on a beach in northwest Alaska for lack of better ground.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on September 17, 2014
Though more than half the Republican Party still denies the reality of climate change, the evidence may soon be lapping at their feet.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on September 13, 2014 Updated: November 25, 2014
Exxon began drilling the first exploratory well in Russia's arctic Kara Sea last month, but that may have to stop after the new sanctions went into place on Friday
by Andrew Breiner Posted on September 10, 2014
If you don't let them build the pipeline that's a bad idea, they'll build a pipeline that's a really terrible idea.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 11, 2014
The well is just the start of an ongoing effort to drill in the Arctic, defying both the spirit of recent U.S. sanctions and environmental opposition to oil exploration in the region.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 30, 2014
The discovery at comes one week after a federal scientists released a report warning that the United States is woefully unprepared to handle oil spills in the Arctic.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 28, 2014
The environmental groups vessel will intercept and accompany the Russian tanker into port, and some form of protest action may be in the offing.
by Ari Phillips Posted on April 21, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin praised the development.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 3, 2014
Arctic sea ice remains on a dangerous downward trend as this year's peak cover ranks fifth lowest on record.
by Emily Atkin Posted on March 17, 2014 Updated: March 17, 2014
"Burning the fossil fuels found in the Arctic will only accelerate global warming and hasten the disappearance of animals like the polar bear," The Sierra Club said.