White House still committed to Arctic drilling

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    White House, key Congress members still committed to Arctic drilling | Environment | ADN.com


    The most unique challenge of the arctic environment, is trying to minimize the human impact upon that region. "Standing by" arctic development plans is failing that challenge not meeting or addressing the unique challenge it presents.

     
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    Nobody cares s0n.........the world needs cheap energy. Its the way its going to be as Ive astutely pointed out by multiple postings of future energy production graphs all over this place.

    Renewables 30 years from now?

    A sliver of the pie.


    Like I say.........nobody cares about the science.



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    Not only unknown territory, but unknown results. One has to wonder how long before they start drilling big time, and how long it will take to find out how fragile the clathrates are. Really a dangerous game for a lot of reasons.
     
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    Now we aint' never gonna be independent of foreign oil...
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    Shell has already discovered how fickle the Arctic Ocean is.
     
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