Posts Tagged ‘Arctic’

What is the Arctic Council and what does it want?

Arctic nations’ foreign ministers will meet on Thursday in Reykjavik, Iceland, where Moscow is set to take a rotating chairmanship in the Arctic Council. The multilateral forum brings together NATO members with the alliance’s main opponent, Russia. The meeting comes as Russia’s extensive development of an airbase at Nagurskoye is causing concern in the West. […]

Biden reverses last-minute Trump effort to loosen Arctic drilling restrictions

Joe Biden’s administration has reversed a last-minute push by Donald Trump to overturn drilling restrictions for the oil industry in the Arctic Ocean. The Trump administration attempted to change regulations put in place during the Obama era in December 2020, which assure safety while drilling in the area of the ocean, which sits off of […]

US Troop Build Up Threatens Resource War In The Arctic

Above photo: Michael H. Lee. The U.S. military has announced its intention to expand its presence in the Arctic. This perfectly highlights why the fight against climate change must be anti-imperialist. While plenty of headlines are being dedicated to the U.S. military’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, an increase of U.S. forces in another area has gone […]

CNN Catches Russians Red Handed Hiding Secret Arctic Bases!

March 18th, an article here on NEO predicted an unprecedented new arms race. April 5th, Nick Paton Walsh at CNN confirmed my prediction with liberal order media’s fear-evoking story about Russia’s so-called “super weapons”. According to the news network owned and operated by the world’s largest telecommunications company (AT&T) “Russia is amassing unprecedented military might […]

Russia launches satellite to monitor climate in Arctic

Russia has launched a satellite into space to monitor climatic changes in the Arctic. The satellite, Arktika-M, successfully reached its intended orbit after being launched from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur cosmodrome by a Soyuz rocket on Sunday. The launch is part of the Kremlin’s push to expand its activities in the Arctic region as Russia seeks to […]

Arctic town launches bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

A tiny town in Finland’s Arctic Lapland region is bidding to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, in a tongue-in-cheek awareness-building campaign with serious undertones to draw attention to the effects of global warming. Salla, the self-proclaimed coldest place in Lapland located just north of the Arctic Circle, launched the international “Salla 2032 Summer Games Candidate […]

The first ever US oil lease sale in the Arctic is a huge fail

The beginning of 2021 was nerve-racking for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as the Trump administration held its first-ever oil and gas lease sale in the refuge’s coastal plain.  According to The Hill, the money made from this sale would be used to pay for proposed tax cuts for corporations. A lease sale on Wednesday […]

Three dead and six missing after avalanche hits Russian Arctic ski resort

Three people have been killed in an avalanche at a ski resort in the Russian Arctic. It swept through the Mount Otdelnaya ski complex near the city of Norilsk in Krasnoyarsk region at 00.30 on Saturday morning. So far, rescuers have recovered the bodies of a woman, her 18-month-old child and her husband. A 14-year-old […]

Every Major Bank Has Now Ruled Out Funding Arctic Drilling

By Dharna Noor, Gizmodo. December 4, 2020 Above photo: Imagine wanting to drill for oil in a place this gorgeous. Steven Chase/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Getty Images. We got another one. On Monday evening, Bank of America said that it will no longer finance fossil fuel exploration in the Arctic, joining Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, […]

Major US bank promises not to fund Arctic drilling

Bank of America has officially committed to not financing any oil and gas exploration in the Arctic.  Thanks to pressure from environmental groups and Indigenous communities, one more big bank has joined its peers like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Chase, Wells Fargo, and Citi in this environmental commitment.  According to EcoWatch, the decision is especially […]

Trump administration rushes to auction off Arctic National Wildlife Refuge drilling rights before Biden inauguration

In what critics are calling a parting gift to the fossil fuel industry, the Trump administration on Tuesday will ask oil and gas companies to choose which areas of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska—which is the sacred homeland of the Gwich’in Indigenous people—they would like to drill. The Washington Post reports the administration’s call for nominations is a […]

Seven things to learn on the Arctic from documentary photographer Louie Palu

The Arctic is undergoing an unprecedented ecological transition that will have an impact far beyond the region. A study funded by The National Science Foundation (USA) has suggested that it has warmed by 0.75 degrees Celsius in the last decade. There is a stark contrast when comparing this figure with the rest of the world, […]

Russian strategic bombers escorted by US F-22 over neutral Arctic waters – MoD

The Tu-95MS planes, together with Tu-142 anti-submarine warfare aircraft, were conducting planned training flights over the neutral waters of the Arctic Ocean, the Bering Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk, Major-General Igor Konashenkov, a Defense Ministry spokesman, said on Saturday. Russian long-range bombers target ISIS positions in Idlib & Deir ez-Zor in Syria – MoD […]

Herds of Arctic Reindeer Walking in Mesmerizing Circular Patterns

A video of several reindeer herds on Russia’s Kola Peninsula, in the Arctic Circle, walking in circular patterns for no apparent reason has been getting a lot of attention on social media lately. The video was originally posted on the Facebook page of the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography Peter the Great, aka Kunstkámera, located in […]

Top NASA scientist previously claimed all ice will VANISH from the Arctic by this summer

(Natural News) Climate alarmists are everywhere — but real science continues to show that these scaremongers are the ones full of hot air. Back in 2008, a top “climate prophet” from NASA predicted that the Arctic would be free of sea ice by summer 2018. But data from 2017 has shown quite […]

Arctic warming? Scientists alarmed by supposed temperature rises

     Record warmth in the Arctic this month could yet prove to be a freak occurrence, but experts warn the warming event is unprecedented An alarming heatwave in the sunless winter Arctic is causing blizzards in Europe and forcing scientists to reconsider even their most pessimistic forecasts of climate change. Although it could yet prove […]

Putin: Russia’s Arctic fleet is strongest in the world & will continue to be

The Russian leader vowed to continue developing the scientific, transport and military infrastructure in the strategically important Arctic region. He also emphasized that icebreakers are a key component of this ambition. “Our Arctic fleet has been, remains and will be the strongest one in the world,” Putin said, addressing Russian parliamentarians on Thursday. READ MORE: Russia’s successes […]

Arctic chill at minus 65C in Nunavut – eskimos advised to stay indoors

     Rankin Inlet, Nunavut gets cold in the winter. Located on the northwestern shore of the Hudson Bay at 62 degrees and between Chesterfield Inlet and Arviat, the town is definitely in a remote yet exposed region. Weather is just a part of life and recently the weather has been colder than cold. Schools in […]

How about plastic for dinner? It is showing up in mussels from the Arctic to China, and ending up on our plates

(Natural News) While some moules et frites (mussels and fries) sounds delicious, the dish probably wouldn’t be as appetizing if every other bite had plastic in it. According to a recent study, mussels from the European Arctic to China are contaminated with “tiny bits of plastic.” Mussels in Arctic waters contain the most plastic of […]

Niagara Falls ‘freezes’ as Arctic conditions grip North America (VIDEO)

     North America is currently experiencing a particularly severe and protracted cold snap resulting in major car accidents, a state of emergency, sharks freezing to death and even now Niagara Falls is experiencing the Arctic blast. The water of the majestic falls themselves has yet to succumb to the polar winds, but the surrounding area […]

Plastic Found in Mussels from Arctic to China

Plastic Found in Mussels from Arctic to China December 20th, 2017 Via: Reuters: Tiny bits of plastic are contaminating mussels from the European Arctic to China in a sign of the global spread of ocean pollution that can end up on people’s dinner plates. […]

What lies beneath: ‘Monster’ plankton discovered in Arctic ice (PHOTO)

The fortuitous discovery of the eight-legged creature – which freakishly only has one eye, no mouth and two hairy antennae – was made by a University of Manitoba student in 2014. READ MORE: Jellyfish invasions caused by human construction at sea – study Aurelie Delaforge was working at an ice camp in the wilds of Cambridge […]

30,000 sq mile Antarctic ice hole & Arctic ice gain anomalies

     The media sounds alarm bells that there is a 30,000 square mile ice hole that opened in the Antarctic sea ice, as if its because of global warming, but they forget to add that this occurred in the 1970’s as well. Arctic sea ice continues to grow at record pace and Greenland with massive […]

Due to global human pollution, the arctic has become a toxic reservoir of heavy metals, PCBs and other deadly chemicals

(Natural News) Human-induced pollution has greatly affected the Greenland ice sheet and the whole Arctic region over the last few decades. Back in the late 1950s, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built Camp Century, an army base located just below the surface of the ice sheet. The cavernous army base, big enough to accommodate up to […]

Mars One Time Had An Ocean With More Water Than The Arctic

Analysis of water residue in Martian ice caps indicates that the Red Planet was once – at least partly – blue. Billions of years ago, Mars had a body of water that held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, according to a NASA study published Thursday. “Our study provides a solid estimate of how much […]

US Secretary of State Signs Arctic Climate “Affirmation”

US Secretary of State Signs Arctic Climate Affirmation By Eric Worrall Rex Tillerson. By Office of the President-elect [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons View the original article US Secretary of State Signs Arctic Climate Affirmation at wattsupwiththat.com Posted in Analysis & Review. Tagged with Climate Change, Rex Tillerson, Wikimedia Commons. No comments By darkpolitricks […]

‘There is no potential for any conflict in the Arctic’ – Lavrov

“Russia is doing and will do a lot to make sure the Arctic develops as a territory of peace, stability and cooperation,” Lavrov said speaking at the council’s meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska. “There is no potential for any conflict here.” “International law makes it possible to reliably ensure the national interests of all Arctic states […]

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Reversal Of Arctic And Atlantic Drilling Ban

Anchorage, AK — Conservation and Alaska Native groups today filed a lawsuit against President Trump, challenging his decision to jettison a permanent ban on new offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. The groups, League of Conservation Voters, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Alaska Wilderness League, Defenders of Wildlife, Northern Alaska Environmental Center, REDOIL […]

How Do We Organize A Hundred Million. Part 4: Transformation And Reconstruction

Print Friendly Above Photo: From Progressive.network The final post in the series: How Do We Organize A Hundred Million? Click to read Part One, Two, Three. Transformation and Reconstruction: the Means and Measure of Revolutionary Change To organize millions, the revolution has to create, not destroy.   Truly massive movements take shape around affirmations of goodness most powerfully represented […]

Great White shark attacks fisherman near Cape Agulhas, South Africa

     A shark, apparently a Great White, attacked a spear fisherman near Cape Agulhas on Thursday, the NSRI said. A fellow spear fisherman brought the 43-year-old man to Arniston harbour around noon and used the rubber bands from their spear guns as a tourniquet on the wounds, National Sea Rescue Institute Agulhas station commander Reinard […]

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