Cold, rough seas can make drilling difficult and cleanup of a possible skill even more challenging.
The administration grants Shell's request to begin drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic Sea under certain conditions, despite opposition from environmental groups.
Thinning Arctic sea ice will reflect less sunlight and melt more quickly, exacerbating climate change. Continue reading →
Climate change blamed for breakdown of currents that circulate heat, nutrients through the Atlantic.
Arctic sea ice has reached its annual winter peak, which was a record low for the satellite era.
The Atlantic Cod could displace valuable Alaskan fish as the natural barrier of the Arctic Ocean warms with climate change.
A remote-controlled underwater robot explores the underside of stable Arctic sea ice, collecting the most detailed information yet of this largely unexplored environment.
Engineering methods to cool the climate could rescue humanity from its inability to control greenhouse emissions. That is, if it doesn't make the situation worse.
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