Judge Says Trump’s Plan To Allow Drilling In Arctic Ocean Is ‘Unlawful And Invalid’

By Olivia Rosane, Ecowatch.com -

A federal judge in Alaska ruled on Friday that President Donald Trump "exceeded the president's authority" when he signed an executive order to allow offshore oil drilling in around 125 million [...]

NATO’s Upcoming 40,000-soldier Arctic Drill Is A Message To Russia And China

By Andrew Korybko, Orientalreview.org -

The US and its allies have been making a big deal about Russia’s Arctic interests for over the past decade since the country planted its flag under the North Pole in 2007, which was Moscow’s [...]

The Arctic Pandora’s Box

By Eleanor Goldfield, ArtKillingApathy.com -

Edward Snowden said that his greatest fear with regards to revealing the largest government spying program in history was that “nothing will change.” When I interviewed John Kiriakou, he agreed. [...]

Judge Says Groups Can Sue To Keep Arctic, Atlantic Drill Ban

By Staff, APNews.com -

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s reversal of a ban on petroleum drilling in most of the Arctic Ocean and Atlantic underwater canyons can move forward. [...]

Polar Ice Is Disappearing, Setting Off Climate Alarms

By Sabrina Shankman and Bob Berwyn, Insideclimatenews.org -

Turns out, when you heat up ice, it melts. And with 2017 likely going down as one of the warmest years on record worldwide, this year's climate change signal was amplified at the Earth's poles. [...]

Greenpeace Sues Norway Over Arctic Exploration

By Tone Sutterud and Elisabeth Ulven, theguardian.com -

By Tone Sutterud and Elisabeth Ulven for The Guardian - The Norwegian government is being sued by climate activists over a decision to open up areas of the Arctic Ocean for oil exploration, a [...]

Hilcorp, Arctic Driller Has Troubling Trail Of Violations

By Sabrina Shankman, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Sabrina Shankman for Inside Climate News - ANCHORAGE, Alaska—In the energy industry, Hilcorp has built a reputation for fast growth, big profits and making people rich. This 28-year-old [...]

Leaked Draft Shows U.S. Weakened Climate Change Wording In Arctic Declaration

By Sabrina Shankman, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Sabrina Shankman for Inside Climate News - The day before the Arctic Council met for its biannual ministerial last week, the United States requested six changes to the intergovernmental [...]

The Arctic Goes Bonkers

By Robert Hunziker, www.counterpunch.org -

By Robert Hunziker or Counter Punch - Recent news out of the Arctic is alarming scientists, as for example the Union of Concerned Scientists discussed further on in this article. This extreme bad [...]

The Arctic Warms Up For Trump

By Robert Hunziker, www.counterpunch.org -

By Robert Hunziker for Counter Punch - A little over one week following the presidential election, The Washington Post carried this headline: “The North Pole is an Insane 36 Degrees Warmer Than [...]

Inuit Struggle Against Oil And Gas In Arctic

By Chris Williams, www.truth-out.org -

By Chris Williams for Truth Out - The Inuit in the Canadian Arctic are engaged in a centuries-old fight to retain their culture and reestablish self-determination and genuine sovereignty. In [...]

In Arctic, Ancient Diseases Reanimate And Highways Melt

By Dahr Jamail, www.truth-out.org -

By Dahr Jamail for Truthout - By the time I'd reached the end of my 10 years of reportage on the impacts of the US occupation of Iraq in 2013, it was impossible for me to find an Iraqi who did [...]

The Arctic Turns Ugly

By Robert Hunziker, www.dissidentvoice.org -

By Robert Hunziker for Dissident Voice. Runaway global warming is far and away humankind’s biggest nightmare, and the Arctic is the likely perpetrator. If it happens, it’ll blister agricultural [...]

Project Censored 2015: Top Ten News Stories The Media Ignored

By Tim Redmond for Cascadia Weekly. As Project Censored staffers Mickey Huff and Andy Lee Roth note, 90 percent of U.S. news media—the traditional outlets that employ full-time reporters—are [...]

‘Bold, Cultural Revolution’ Comes To Portland

By Patrick Mazza, www.cascadiaplanet.blogspot.com -

By Patrick Mazza in Cascadia Planet - The climbers and kayaktavists in both Portland and Seattle actions exhibited in the most profound way possible the meaning of “a bold, cultural revolution” [...]

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