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Environmentalists are cheering the Obama administration’s new five-year plan for offshore drilling, with some major reservations.
The plan, released on Friday, puts most of most of the Arctic Ocean off-limits to oil and gas drilling for the next five years — but climate hawks wanted it to go further, protecting all of the Arctic. 414 more words
By Roberta Attanasio, IEAM Blog Editor
The heat is on in the Arctic. This region is now warming at a rate faster than twice the global average—known as… 1,497 more words
Environmental activists have been on a winning streak when it comes to keeping fossil fuels in the ground, from knocking down approval for the Keystone XL pipeline to stopping the Obama administration from… 258 more words
President Barack Obama just made it even more difficult and expensive to drill for oil in the Arctic.
On Thursday, the White House rolled out a series of new… 561 more words
The next president will decide the fate of pristine waters 3,000 miles away from the Oval Office — a decision that would resonate for decades. 335 more words