Arctic

Chevron cancels Canadian Arctic drilling as oil prices slide

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CALGARY, Alberta - Chevron Corp is putting a plan to drill for oil in the Beaufort Sea in Canada's Arctic on hold indefinitely because of what it called "economic uncertainty in the industry" as oil prices fall. | Video

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Chevron cancels Canadian Arctic drilling as oil prices slide 17 Dec 2014

CALGARY, Alberta - Chevron Corp is putting a plan to drill for oil in the Beaufort Sea in Canada's Arctic on hold indefinitely because of what it called "economic uncertainty in the industry" as oil prices fall.

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Denmark to claim slice of continental shelf in Arctic Ocean 15 Dec 2014

COPENHAGEN - Denmark will claim on Monday ownership of around 900,000 square kilometers of the continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean by filing documents to United Nations.

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Cold hard facts: Underwater robot measures Antarctic sea ice 25 Nov 2014

WASHINGTON - Measuring the thickness of Antarctic sea ice, an important gauge of environmental conditions in this remote polar region in a time of global climate change, has proven to be a tricky task. But an underwater robot is providing a nice solution. | Video

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Cold hard facts: Underwater robot measures Antarctic sea ice 24 Nov 2014

WASHINGTON - Measuring the thickness of Antarctic sea ice, an important gauge of environmental conditions in this remote polar region in a time of global climate change, has proven to be a tricky task. But an underwater robot is providing a nice solution.

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Early snow falls on northern U.S., cold sweeping south 10 Nov 2014

- An arctic blast began to dump heavy snow in parts of the northern Rockies, Plains and the Great Lakes regions on Monday and meteorologists said temperatures are expected to plummet throughout the United States.

UPDATE 1-Early snow falls on northern U.S., cold sweeping south 10 Nov 2014

Nov 10 - An arctic blast began to dump heavy snow in parts of the northern Rockies, Plains and the Great Lakes regions on Monday and meteorologists said temperatures are expected to plummet throughout the United States.

Robot 'dolphins' give clues to Antarctic melt in data revolution 10 Nov 2014

OSLO, Nov 10 - Dolphin-sized robots are giving clues to a thaw of Antarctica's ice in a sign of how technology is revolutionizing data collection in remote polar regions, scientists said on Monday.

Early snow falls on northern U.S., cold sweeping south 10 Nov 2014

Nov 10 - An Arctic blast began to dump heavy snows in parts of the northern Rockies and Plains and the Great Lakes regions on Monday as temperatures are expected to plummet throughout the United States, according to meteorologists.

Coldest air of the season set to blast 42 U.S. states: forecasters 09 Nov 2014

- The coldest air of the season is set to reach into some 42 states this week as an Arctic blast drops temperatures from the Canadian border down to the Gulf of Mexico, forecasters said.

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Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyberattack

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to respond to a devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures that he blamed on North Korea, and scolded the Hollywood studio for caving in to what he described as a foreign dictator imposing censorship in America. | Video