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The Suicidal Race for Arctic's Natural Resources - Obama's Arctic strategy sets off a climate time bomb

The Suicidal Race for Arctic's Natural Resources - Obama's Arctic strategy sets off a climate time bomb | Messenger for mother Earth | Scoop.it

May, 16, 2013 Guardian Environment - Nafeez Ahmed:

US National Strategy for the Arctic Region prioritises corporate 'economic opportunities' at the expense of everyone else..

At the heart of the White House's new Arctic strategy is an elementary but devastating contradiction between what President Obama, in the document's preamble, describes as seeking "to make the most of the emerging economic opportunities in the region" due to the rapid loss of Arctic summer sea ice, and recognising "the need to protect and conserve this unique, valuable, and changing environment."... http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/earth-insight/2013/may/17/obama-arctic-energy-security-climate

 

June 5, 2013 Grist
BP TO PUMP $1 BILLION INTO IT'S ALASKA DRILLING EFFORTS - AFTER TAXES REDUCED ON OIL COMPANIES AS INCENTIVE http://grist.org/news/bp-to-pump-1-billion-into-its-alaska-drilling-efforts/

 

 

May 15, 2013 Bloomberg

CHINA GRANTED ACCESS TO ARCTIC CLUB AS RESOURCE RACE HEATS UP http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-05-15/world/39264945_1_arctic-council-arctic-circle-observer-status

 

June 5, 2013 Global Possibilities
CHINA'S NEW ARCTIC PREENCE SIGNALS FUTURE DEVELOPMENT http://www.globalpossibilities.org/chinas-new-arctic-presence-signals-future-development/

 

May 15, 2013- Washington Post

SUPERPOWERS CHINA, INDIA AND KOREA, RUSSIA AND EUROPEAN UNION SEEK TO MINE ARCTIC REGION OF ITS UNTAPPED ENERGY http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-05-15/world/39264945_1_arctic-council-arctic-circle-observer-status

 

DEEP SEA MINING 'GOLD RUSH' MOVES CLOSER, DEVASTATING OCEAN SEABEDS, DESTROYING UNKNOWN ECOSYTEMS http://sco.lt/5tF4s5

 

 

September 18, 2012 New York Times
ARCTIC RESOURCES, EXPOSED BY WARMING, SET OFF COMPETITION http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/19/science/earth/arctic-resources-exposed-by-warming-set-off-competition.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

 

 ARCTIC OCEAN 'ACIDIFYING RAPIDLY'. HIGHEST LEVES IN 55 MILLION YEARS - ARCTIC COULD BE ICE FREE IN TWO YEARS http://sco.lt/6KTOpl

 

WILL WE LEARN FROM THE PAST, OR CONTINUE RAVAGING OUR PLANET IN THE NAME OF PROFITS AND POWER?

http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us?page=2

 

July 21, 1012 Guardian Environment
HISTORY REPEATS AS GREENLAND'S NATURAL RESOURCES PROMISE UNTOLD RICHES http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/jul/31/history-repeats-greenland-natural-resources?INTCMP=SRCH

 

July 5, 2011
THE 'COLD RUSH': INDUSTRIALISATION IN THE ARCTIC - INTERACTIVE http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/interactive/2011/jul/05/arctic-oil-exploitation-map-interactive?INTCMP=SRCH

 

July 3, 2011
Q&A: NATURAL REOURCES EXPLORATION IN THE ARCTIC
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/interactive/2011/jul/05/arctic-oil-exploitation-map-interactive?INTCMP=SRCH

 

April 5, 2013
THE RACE FOR THE ARCTIC;S NATURAL RESOURCES http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/gallery/2008/apr/05/poles.endangeredhabitats?INTCMP=SRCH

 

November 20, 1010
EUROPE JOINS INTERNATIONAL CONTEST FOR ARCTIC'S RESOURCES http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/nov/21/arctic-energy-eu?INTCMP=SRCH

 

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE? NEW SECRETIVE TRADE PACTS NEGOTIATE SOVEREIGN RIGHTS http://sco.lt/8FToVl

 

 

 

 

 


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Oblabla will be remembered as the corrupt #Wallstreet #bankster POTUS who helped with the extinction of Mankind.

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In all honesty this started long before Obama showed up. His plan doesn't help things get better though.

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