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Obama plan to block ANWR development draws swift backlash from Alaska leaders

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.28.2015 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

President Barack Obama said Sunday that he planned to ask Congress to declare much of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness, including its...

Offshore Oil Exploration in the Atlantic? Bad Idea

OnEarth | Posted 09.29.2014 | Green

BOOM. BOOM. BOOM-BOOM-BOOOOOMMMMM! Annoying, isn't it? But guess what -- that's what life will be like for marine mammals in the Atlantic Ocean now that the Obama administration has re-opened the East Coast, from Delaware to Florida, to offshore oil and gas exploration.

Collaboration, Not Heros, Drives Shifts in Climate Change

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 03.10.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

When I heard in late December that Bill McKibben had written another article for Rolling Stone, I was thrilled. His July 2012 piece for that publication -- 'Global Warming's Terrifying Math' -- started a firestorm.

Sonar Delivers Coup de Grace for Dolphins and Whales

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 11.08.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Our oceans are ailing, and when dolphins and whales wash ashore they are sounding the alarm bells, but is anyone listening? Our dirty oil addiction is...

'All of the Above' Energy Plans Should Really Be 'Some of the Above'

J. Mijin Cha | Posted 11.11.2012 | Green
J. Mijin Cha

"All of the above" should refer to wind, solar, geothermal, biofuels, and other renewable sources, not dead-end fossil fuels.

Rule, Britannia? UK To Lay Claim To Vast Swaths Of South Atlantic

The Guardian (U.K.) | Owen Bowcott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Britain is preparing territorial claims on tens of thousands of square miles of the Atlantic Ocean floor around the Falklands, Ascension Island and Ro...