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Alaska Gov. Wants to "Drill Baby Drill"...to Fund Dealing with Climate Change

The governor of Alaska wants to drill as much oil, as fast as he can, to raise money because the state desperately needs to deal with the devastating effects of climate change. 32 more words


A Case Against Oil Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge... and hopefully the rest of Alaska... and the rest of the world

Hello everybody! I’ve kind of phoned it in over the past few weeks, but there’s a good reason for that. What? Did you want me to share it with you? 3,578 more words

The ANWR Controversy

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by Tucker Van Lier Ribbink

ASEM: Environmental Controversies
Professor Christina Foust

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is a biodiverse, 19.6 million acre area of pristine, federally owned and protected land in Northeast Alaska. 2,599 more words

Volume 4

Protecting Alaskan Wilderness At What Cost?

by Abigail Wang

As President Obama finishes his last term, he’s rolling full steam ahead with his environmental and energy policies. In a move that left environmentalists, oil companies, and politicians upset, the president announced the Interior Department’s plans to prevent future oil and gas production in major parts of Alaska, but support development along the East Coast.  586 more words


Why protect ANWR?

by Heather Kallevig

For more than 30 years, the state of Alaska has been a high priority on environmental organizations watch list. Known as “the Last Frontier,” anyone who has visited the state of Alaska knows it deserves the name. 1,121 more words


Obama seeks to shut down Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drilling permanently

Despite allowing for fracking and other forms of drilling that have resulted in the oil supply glut, President Obama is (according to Reuters) asking Congress… 127 more words