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Utilizing the Arctic: Putin promises further exploration
Russia should retain and utilize its position in the Arctic not only for economic but also for security reasons and to preserve its national identity and integrity, the Russian President has announced.

03.12.2013 20:05

Money & influence: Oil & gas co’s hush threats of fracking
Oil and gas companies still manage to hush threats to fracking using money and huge political power, despite people rising against the practice all over the world, Rose Braz, climate campaign director at the Center for Biological Diversity, told RT.

21.11.2013 12:27

133 countries walk out of UN climate meeting over global warming compensation row
The G77+ China group of 133 countries walked out of the United Nations climate change conference in Warsaw on the Loss and Damage mechanism after developed nations refused to agree to terms.

21.11.2013 00:07

Global warming, Typhoon Haiyan and the Philippines
Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), the strongest tropical typhoon ever recorded, has resulted in devastating consequences for the Philippines. The natural disaster took the lives of more than 10,000 people.

14.11.2013 00:49

Unintended consequences: US ethanol revolution causes 'ecological disaster'
A new investigation has revealed that the United States’ ethanol mandate is severely harming the environment without producing enough tangible benefits.

12.11.2013 17:35

Russia lays down world’s largest icebreaker
Russia has started building the world’s largest universal nuclear-powered icebreaker capable of navigating in the Arctic and in the shallow waters of Siberian rivers. The unique vessel will further increase Russia’s dominance in the region.

05.11.2013 21:35

Russia shortcut: South Korea completes maiden voyage through Arctic
South Korea has made its first commercial freight voyage by the Northern Sea Route, an icy passage it says has a big financial future. It reduces the time between St. Petersburg and Korea by 10 days, and provides a ‘safer’ alternative to the Suez Canal.

23.10.2013 08:41

Russia to allocate $63bn for Arctic development
Russia plans to spend $63 billion by 2020 on its Arctic development program, according to a top government official.

19.10.2013 02:53

Russian Coast Guard arrests 25 environmental activists in Arctic Sea - Greenpeace
Russia arrested 25 activists from the ‘Save the Arctic’ campaign who tried to hinder the work of a Gazprom oil rig in the Arctic Sea, Greenpeace said. It comes after Moscow lodged a protest with the Netherlands over the actions of the activists' vessel.

19.09.2013 16:15

Texas reignites debate over evolution, climate change in science textbooks
The decade-plus battle in Texas on whether to teach lessons on evolution and climate change flared up again Tuesday, as advocates on both sides pled their case in a debate on proposed high school biology textbooks.

17.09.2013 23:33

Prehistoric Canadian meteor caused ‘dawn of civilization’ - study
For the first time, scientists have found “conclusive evidence” indicating that an asteroid or comet that struck Quebec around 12,900 years ago led to the development of agriculture and the “dawn of civilization.”

03.09.2013 19:17

California moves to ‘bottle sunlight’
California is making plans to store solar and wind power in order to incorporate renewable energy into its electricity grid. By “bottling” sunlight, the state hopes to have reliable solar energy at its disposal even during the dark, winter months.

12.08.2013 20:24

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