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Obama blocks new oil, gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

The Obama administration is blocking new oil and gas drilling in the Arctic Ocean, handing a victory to environmentalists who say industrial activity in the icy waters will harm whales,…

New study: Emissions from thawing permafrost add trillions in economic impacts

New study: Emissions from thawing permafrost add trillions in economic impacts

Greenhouse gas emissions from thawing Arctic permafrost could result in an additional $43 trillion in economic impacts by the end of the twenty-second century, according to a new study by…

Rising air and sea temperatures continue to trigger changes in the Arctic

Rising air and sea temperatures continue to trigger changes in the Arctic

Arctic is warming at twice the rate of anywhere else on Earth A new NOAA-led report shows that Arctic air temperatures continue to rise at more than twice the rate…