Arctic 1, Shell Oil 0, for 2012 Season

U.S. Coast Guard/Flickr

So much for that.

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low: Live Updates and Reaction

Daniel Beltra/Greenpeace

New data from the US Snow and Ice Data Centre is expected to confirm a record Arctic sea ice minimum within days.

Is There Even Less Arctic Sea Ice Than the Satellites Show?


Only 350 miles from the north pole, possibly 50% of the sea is covered in ice, yet data says there is ice cover at this latitude.

What Obama Would Do on Climate in a Second Term

Center for American Progress/Flickr

Former energy czar: “We will see a sector-by-sector approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.”

Rising Number of Top Firms Believe Climate Change is Threat to Business


Carbon Disclosure Project reports companies acknowledge risk but are not doing enough to cut emissions.


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