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Arctic Offshore Drill Company Enters Guilty Pleas – ABC News

Dec
19

Arctic Offshore Drill Company Enters Guilty Pleas
ABC News
The company hired by Royal Dutch Shell PLC in 2012 to drill on petroleum leases in the Arctic Ocean pleaded guilty Friday to eight felony environmental and maritime crimes. Noble Drilling U.S. LLC, based in Sugarland, Texas, agreed to pay $12.2 million …

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Arctic Offshore Drill Company Enters Guilty Pleas – ABC News

Dec
19

Arctic Offshore Drill Company Enters Guilty Pleas
ABC News
A drilling company has pleaded guilty to committing environmental and maritime crimes in Alaska's Arctic. Bernie G. Wolford Jr., president of Noble Drilling U.S. LLC, appeared in federal court in Anchorage on Friday after reaching an agreement with …

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Arctic’s future dimmer every year – New Zealand Herald

Dec
19

Arctic's future dimmer every year
New Zealand Herald
The Arctic and its future are looking dimmer every year, a new federal report says. In the spring and summer of 2014, Earth's icy northern region lost more of its signature whiteness that reflects the sun's heat. It was replaced temporarily with dark …

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Report: Arctic Loses Snow, Ice; Absorbs More Heat – Sci-Tech Today

Dec
19

Report: Arctic Loses Snow, Ice; Absorbs More Heat
Sci-Tech Today
The Arctic and its future are looking dimmer every year, a new federal report says. In the spring and summer of 2014, Earth's icy northern region lost more of its signature whiteness that reflects the sun's heat. It was replaced temporarily with dark …

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Arctic research station gets new mandate, money to spread around – Nunatsiaq News

Dec
19

Arctic research station gets new mandate, money to spread around
Nunatsiaq News
Canada's premier Arctic science and research facility, currently under construction in Cambridge Bay and slated for completion and full operation in 2017, got its official marching orders this week. The Canadian High Arctic Research Station Act, buried …

Chevron Puts On Ice Its Plans to Drill in the Canadian Arctic – VICE News

Dec
19

Chevron Puts On Ice Its Plans to Drill in the Canadian Arctic
VICE News
It just might be getting warm enough to work in the notoriously brutal conditions of the Arctic. Yet, Chevron notified Canadian officials on Wednesday that it won't be drilling in its territorial waters, citing the "economic uncertainty" brought about …
Oil Companies Are Pausing Plans to Drill the ArcticSmithsonian
Chevron puts Arctic drilling plans on hold indefinitelyCBC.ca
Arctic push on hold as oil collapse hits marginsThe Times (subscription)
Reuters -Press TV
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Oil Companies Are Pausing Plans to Drill the Arctic – Smithsonian

Dec
19

Oil Companies Are Pausing Plans to Drill the Arctic
Smithsonian
Technical challenges and a plummeting price of oil have dampened the rush for the Arctic not just for Shell, but for other companies as well. As the CBC reports today, Chevron Canada, a branch of Chevron Corporation, has decided to “put its Arctic …
Chevron puts Arctic drilling plans on hold indefinitelyCBC.ca
Chevron Puts On Ice Its Plans to Drill in the Canadian ArcticVICE News
Oil prices force Chevron to halt Arctic explorationPress TV
Reuters -Wall Street Journal -Business Green
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Permafrost thaw threatens Arctic infrastructure – Deutsche Welle

Dec
19

Permafrost thaw threatens Arctic infrastructure
Deutsche Welle
DW: Why should we be concerned about warming and thawing in the Arctic? Hugues Lantuit: Permafrost is frozen ground in the Arctic, and it's currently warming at a fast pace. What we've done in a European Union project is to build for the first time an …
Claim: Squirrels Cause Climate ChangeBreitbart News

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The fight for who owns the Arctic: The players & their strategy – CBC.ca

Dec
19

The fight for who owns the Arctic: The players & their strategy
CBC.ca
Denmark may be the latest country to provide scientific evidence for its right to the Arctic, but the fight for who will claim the Arctic Circle as part of it's territory also includes Canada, not to mention the U.S. and Russia. Today we're looking …
Denmark's claim to North Pole fans geopolitical rivalryFinancial Times
Race for the PoleGuelph Mercury
Denmark stakes its claim in the war for the North PoleThe Canberra Times
Full-Time Whistle
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