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Melting Arctic awaits nitrous oxide release - eco-business.com

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 01:25

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Melting Arctic awaits nitrous oxide release
eco-business.com
Scientists have identified a new climate menace in the rapidly warming Arctic. As soils frozen for tens of thousands of years begin to thaw, they could surrender vast quantities of nitrous oxide to accelerate further global warming. Nitrous oxide or ...

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Air Force Preps for Arctic War - Scout

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 10:45

Scout

Air Force Preps for Arctic War
Scout
Over the next two weeks, Arctic Challenge participants will conduct live-flying events to train on offensive and defensive air combat operations. They will practice evaluating aircraft, personnel and weapons capabilities, as well as mobilizing and ...

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Everett man goes to Arctic to photograph polar bears up close - The Daily Herald

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 05:01

The Daily Herald

Everett man goes to Arctic to photograph polar bears up close
The Daily Herald
So Dan Clements, of Everett, joined a polar bear photo shoot in northern Canada. His hope is to spread awareness through his photographs about how climate change is threatening polar bear populations. Clements, 68, is showing his polar bear ...
Arctic icons losing the battleThe Tribune

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Arctic Climate Warming Twice as Fast As Anywhere Else - The Real News Network

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 22:59

Arctic Climate Warming Twice as Fast As Anywhere Else
The Real News Network
Arctic Climate Warming Twice as Fast As Anywhere Else SHARMINI PERIES: It's The Real News Network. I'm Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. The Arctic region is one of the most vulnerable on the planet when it comes to climate change.

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As Arctic Sea Ice Shows Record Decline, Scientists Prepare to Go Blind - The Wire

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 22:01

The Wire

As Arctic Sea Ice Shows Record Decline, Scientists Prepare to Go Blind
The Wire
In March 2017, when Arctic sea ice is typically at its maximum winter extent, circling US satellites recorded an extent of just 5.57 million square miles – the lowest maximum in the record's 38-year history, breaking the previous record set two years ...

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Arctic icons losing the battle - The Tribune

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 15:40

The Tribune

Arctic icons losing the battle
The Tribune
According to PBI, climate change is a big threat to the survival of polar bears depending on hunting in sea ice and with the Arctic ice melting earlier in summer and freezing later in winter, bears find it difficult to catch seals since bears are not ...

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Arctic Muslims don't make light of extreme Ramadan schedule - The Times of Israel

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 10:43

The Times of Israel

Arctic Muslims don't make light of extreme Ramadan schedule
The Times of Israel
Situated just 250 miles south of the Arctic Circle on the shores of Great Slave Lake, only three to four hours separate sunset and sunrise during the summer months. Since Islam, like Judaism, has no central authority or leadership to guide its ...

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The faces of climate change: How a rapidly warming Arctic is destroying a way of life - CBC.ca

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 04:01

CBC.ca

The faces of climate change: How a rapidly warming Arctic is destroying a way of life
CBC.ca
The Arctic is the fastest-warming place on Earth, with the average temperature increasing by about 3.5 C since the beginning of the 20th century. And many climatologists believe that we're just beginning to see the effects of a warming planet; the ...

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How Cool is That? Innovation in the Arctic - Alaska Public Radio Network

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 15:08

Alaska Public Radio Network

How Cool is That? Innovation in the Arctic
Alaska Public Radio Network
Ice floats in Baffin Bay between Canada and Greenland above the Arctic circle on July 10, 2008. A new paper from Arizona State University physicists proposes using sea water pumps to facilitate more ice formation in the Arctic. (Photo by Jonathan ...

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Trump's Plans to Open the Arctic for Drilling Are Moving Along -- The ... - Motley Fool

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 13:45

Trump's Plans to Open the Arctic for Drilling Are Moving Along -- The ...
Motley Fool
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will be open game for drillers, but is anyone going to bite?

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Saudi Arabia To Consider Investing In Russia's Arctic LNG Project - OilPrice.com

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:27

Saudi Arabia To Consider Investing In Russia's Arctic LNG Project
OilPrice.com
Saudi Arabia will consider investing in Russia's Arctic LNG project, especially if it could be used to deliver LNG to the Middle Eastern country, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told Russian news agency TASS in an interview on Friday. “At this ...

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The G&T effect: Antarctica is melting differently than the Arctic - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:01

Stuff.co.nz

The G&T effect: Antarctica is melting differently than the Arctic
Stuff.co.nz
When New Zealand scientists return to Antarctica next spring and summer, they will start a multi-year programme to drill through the 350-metre deep Ross ice shelf and into the cold sea water below the ice. This has never been done quite like this and ...

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Arctic Clouds May Help Lock in Warmer Weather - News Deeply

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 10:22

News Deeply

Arctic Clouds May Help Lock in Warmer Weather
News Deeply
The recently announced Year of Polar Prediction will aim to improve weather forecasts in the Arctic region. One puzzle that researchers will be studying is the role that clouds play in the Arctic's rapid warming.

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The Arctic: Rebooting the European software - EURACTIV

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 04:24

The Arctic: Rebooting the European software
EURACTIV
In 2013, the European Union's application to become a permanent observer to the Arctic Council was received ”affirmatively” at the ministerial meeting in Kiruna, Sweden, but ”a final decision on implementation” was however needed. As long as the EU ...

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Arctic countries blast Trump decision to withdraw from Paris climate deal - The Independent Barents Observer

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 02:08

The Independent Barents Observer

Arctic countries blast Trump decision to withdraw from Paris climate deal
The Independent Barents Observer
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to reassure the other seven circumpolar countries on U.S. climate policy when he chaired the Arctic Council ministerial in Fairbanks, Alaska, last month as the U.S. handed the forum's rotating two-year ...
The Arctic Council's Climate Pleas Fell On Deaf EarsNDTV
Dismay in the far north over Trump's Paris pulloutAlaska Dispatch News

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Watch Explorers Track Struggling Polar Bears Across Russian Arctic - National Geographic

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 23:12

National Geographic

Watch Explorers Track Struggling Polar Bears Across Russian Arctic
National Geographic
Russia may contain more polar bears than any other country, but scientists are only beginning to understand them—while racing against melting ice that ...

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Huge crack in arctic shelf getting bigger as Trump pulls out of Paris climate change accord - Mirror.co.uk

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 21:06

Mirror.co.uk

Huge crack in arctic shelf getting bigger as Trump pulls out of Paris climate change accord
Mirror.co.uk
A huge crack in the arctic shelf has grown even bigger - on the day Donald Trump pulled the US out of the Paris climate change agreement. President Trump claimed the global agreement to tackle rising global temperatures - signed by almost every country ...
Trump withdrawing US from Paris agreement puts more pressure on IMOHellenic Shipping News Worldwide
By withdrawing from the Paris accord, Trump will make America sicker, poorer and much less secureLos Angeles Times
Tillerson: US still will cut emissions despite Paris pulloutThe Times of Israel
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Trump administration aims to open more Arctic areas for oil - Santa Fe New Mexican

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 20:05

Santa Fe New Mexican

Trump administration aims to open more Arctic areas for oil
Santa Fe New Mexican
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke issued a directive aimed at spurring oil and natural gas development in Alaska, including a move to assess just how much crude might be lurking under the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Zinke's order, signed during a ...
Zinke orders new looks at Arctic oil developmentAlaskajournal.com
Zinke signs order to restart oil from Alaska's ArcticMust Read Alaska (blog)
Secretary Zinke: Listen to native tribes, not corporationsThe Hill (blog)
The Arctic Journal -E&E News -US Department of the Interior
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Aussie pair complete record Arctic dash - NEWS.com.au

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 18:26

Aussie pair complete record Arctic dash
NEWS.com.au
A Gold Coast man and his son-in-law have overcome freezing Arctic winds and treacherous ice to write their names into the history books. Geoff Wilson and Simon Goodburn are winding their way back to civilisation after successfully crossing Greenland ...

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Imagine that! ECHO reader spots 'John Lennon's face' in Arctic mountain - Liverpool Echo

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 14:54

Liverpool Echo

Imagine that! ECHO reader spots 'John Lennon's face' in Arctic mountain
Liverpool Echo
Speaking to ECHO from his trip in the Arctic, Paul said: “I noticed it straight away and can still see if now from the hotel window. “I'm a massive Beatles fan so it was great to see this on the anniversary because I'd have loved to attend to light ...

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