THEME BY RACHEL [DUCKPONDS]

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4/8/2012 @ 12:39pm

anirishginger:

climateadaptation:

The North Pole is doomed. And there is nothing you can do about it.

  • By the end of August, the Obama administration will allow Shell, a foreign oil company, to begin drilling in the Chucki Sea. Most oil will not flow to America.
  • 1/4 of the Earth’s oil and gas reserves contained in the Arctic
  • Ice is melting far faster than climate scientists expected
  • Once the ice melts enough, Russia, Canada, US, Norway, etc., ready to pounce to develop oil, gas, mineral (gold and diamonds), commercial fishing, and tourism industries
  • Fisheries to be depleted within a few years
  • Norway’s Statoil, Chevron, ExxonMobil and Russia’s Rosneft have all revealed plans to drill in the Arctic
  • Ice reflects sunlight. When the ice melts, less sun will be reflected causing rapid warming of the oceans.

The Guardian: Arctic wilderness faces pollution threats as oil and gas giants targets riches

and no one gives a shit

anirishginger:

climateadaptation:

The North Pole is doomed. And there is nothing you can do about it.
By the end of August, the Obama administration will allow Shell, a foreign oil company, to begin drilling in the Chucki Sea. Most oil will not flow to America.
1/4 of the Earth’s oil and gas reserves contained in the Arctic
Ice is melting far faster than climate scientists expected
Once the ice melts enough, Russia, Canada, US, Norway, etc., ready to pounce to develop oil, gas, mineral (gold and diamonds), commercial fishing, and tourism industries
Fisheries to be depleted within a few years
Norway’s Statoil, Chevron, ExxonMobil and Russia’s Rosneft have all revealed plans to drill in the Arctic
Ice reflects sunlight. When the ice melts, less sun will be reflected causing rapid warming of the oceans.
The Guardian: Arctic wilderness faces pollution threats as oil and gas giants targets riches

and no one gives a shit