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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

Will Obama’s Offshore Drilling Ban Be Trumped?

U.S. President Barack Obama holds a news conference at the conclusion of the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China September 5, 2016 | REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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U.S. Politics

In the Battle for His Legacy, Obama Opens a New Arctic Front On Trump

President Barack Obama’s drive to cement his environmental legacy before President-elect Donald Trump takes office has taken on an Arctic twist. On Tuesday, Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, brandishing decades-old legislative authority, indefinitely banned future offshore drilling in the bulk of the American and Canadian Arctic. 1,118 more words


How long will Obama’s ban on Arctic offshore drilling last?

In one of his last major move while in office, President Barack Obama enacted a five-year ban on new exploration for oil and natural gas in Arctic waters. 114 more words

The Christian Science Monitor