Category Archives: Arctic Development

Washington Post reports on Arctic Amplification

Chris Mooney of the The Washington Post reports in an article from February 18, 2016 on the anomalies in climate. The results have scientists floored by what’s happening in the Arctic right now. [read full article]

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from The Arctic Newswire

Russia’s Northern Sea Route saw downturn in cargo transits in 2015 www.adn.com/article/20160216/russias-northern-sea-route-saw-downturn-cargo-transits-2015

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Paris and the Arctic

Some ARCTIC pieces of interest from this past week: – Study: Alaska to lose much of its shallow permafrost by century’s end, Yereth Rosen, ADN – COP21 and the Arctic: What’s at Stake?, Victoria Herrmann, The Arctic Institute – COP21 … Continue reading

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Administration Gives Shell Conditional Approval

Shocked to read in yesterday’s NYT “Administration Gives Conditional Approval for Shell to Drill in Arctic” New York Times May 11 Article

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March 2015 Update

ARCTIC COUNCIL OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS UPDATE, MARCH 2015 In 2014 Canada took the lead in conducting the first exercise in implementing the 2013 Agreement on Cooperation on Marine Oil Pollution agreement by testing and updating the information and procedures … Continue reading

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