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The Energy Case Against Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Article
A muskox is seen in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Flckr/Alaska Region U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

The Energy Case Against Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Rocky Mountain energy producers, Arctic wildlife, and all Americans would lose if Congress sells out the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in its bid to give tax cuts to the 1 percent.

Matt Lee-Ashley

Icebreakers: Essential Assets for a Changing Arctic Report
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea is towed stern-first into the Port of Seattle for major engine repairs, March 2004. (AP/Elaine Thompson)

Icebreakers: Essential Assets for a Changing Arctic

Without decisive action to fund and build new heavy icebreakers for the U.S. Coast Guard, the United States puts its environment and national security in harm’s way.

Shiva Polefka

Safeguarding the Arctic Report
A boy walks along the banks of the Newtok River in the village of Newtok, Alaska. (AP/Al Grillo)

Safeguarding the Arctic

National security, coastal communities, and the environment are at stake as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry takes the helm of the Arctic Council.

Cathleen Kelly, Miranda Peterson

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