National Security and Arctic Drilling

Top U.S. military leaders recently wrote to the Obama Administration emphasizing the need for continued drilling in the Arctic, in the interest of national security. This was in response to a request from the Department of Interior for comments on Continue reading National Security and Arctic Drilling

Arctic and Antarctic Ice Growing

Vice-President Al Gore, in his 2007 Noble Prize acceptance speech, said, “The North Polar ice cap is falling off a cliff … It could be completely gone in summer in as little as seven years. Seven years from now.” However, Continue reading Arctic and Antarctic Ice Growing

Arctic Oil Potential

A recent report prepared for the Department of Energy, established that large reserves of oil were in the Arctic, and that the United States should begin to develop those reserves as it could easily require 20 years before oil could Continue reading Arctic Oil Potential