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Environmentalists take Norway to court over Arctic drilling


© AFP/File / by Helene DAUSCHY | Greenpeace has staged several protests against drilling licences awarded in the Arctic

OSLO (AFP) – Representatives for Norway, western Europe’s biggest oil producer, face an Oslo court on Tuesday in a lawsuit brought by Greenpeace and another group opposed to drilling in the Arctic. 567 more words

Trump Worsens Climate Change Risks With Latest Arctic Drilling Approval

Last week, the Trump administration approved a plan for an Italian Company to begin offshore drilling in federal waters off the coast of Alaska. Environmental and Native groups sued to keep the ban on Arctic drilling enacted by the Obama administration, but President Donald Trump  551 more words

President Donald Trump

Oil Companies Cool on Arctic Drilling. Trump Wants It Anyway.

In recent weeks, Trump and his new Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, with some Senate allies, have reportedly begun exploring ways to open the U.S. Arctic to new oil and gas drilling projects. 724 more words

The Cable

Here’s What Russia’s Military Build-Up in the Arctic Looks Like

Increasingly, U.S. officials have come to see that the opening Arctic is becoming more and more important — “strategic,” even, as they often say in Washington. 863 more words

The Cable

How Tillerson Could Fuel A Russian Arctic Drilling Boom

[Editor’s Note: Pay attention to the disconnect that is going on between Trump and Merklel’s  Germany that is slowly entering the media now Obama has gone.  1,398 more words

Economic Report

Last Minute Efforts: President Obama is the Quiet Storm

Unlike his successor, President Obama has accomplished his most notable work beyond the press’s reach. His final weeks have been no different. While it seems that the Obama-Trump transition has been quite tranquil, I will examine four “last-minute” actions that have been put into effect to limit the incoming Administration. 1,039 more words

Millennial And Political