Climate

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The growing tide of tar sands resistance—seen in blockades, tree sits, petitions, education efforts and calls to divest—is having a measurable negative impact on the bottom line of the tar sands industry, according to a new report, prompting researchers to declare that "business as usual for tar sands is over." Published Wednesday by the Institute...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Peruvian indigenous groups took control of an airport near an oil block in the Amazon on Monday. (Photo: Andrew Miller/Twitter)
A large group of indigenous Peruvian community members took control of an...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
A June 9 controlled burn of oil from the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill. (Photo: Coast Guard Photo/Petty Officer First Class John Masson)
Over four years after BP's Deepwater Horizon explosion spilled millions of...

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In hopes people would touch and be touched by it, a Danish artist and Greenlandic geologist collected, hauled and left to melt in Copenhagen's City Hall Square 12 chunks of 100 tons of Arctic ice - the amount now said, terrifyingly, to melt every 100th of a second. The exhibit, part of an Ice Watch project to mark a U.N. Climate Change meeting, ended Wednesday; the plan was to bring the remaining ice to area schools, but none was left.