arctic ocean

  • Appeals panel rules that the Interior Department didn’t adequately analyze a Bush administration plan to auction off leases in the Arctic seas- Drilling off Alaska can’t proceed without further environmental review. By James Oliphant and Kim Murphy. LA Times. An off-shore oil spill into the Arctic Ocean would be a terrible disaster.

  • As Arctic Sea Ice Melts, Experts Expect New Low. New York Times. After a harder than usual winter in 2007-8, climate change skeptics were hailing the winter refreezing of the Arctic Ocean, and even suggesting global cooling was underway because there were not enough sunspots. . . as though ice shelves thousands of years old…

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