Coast Guard Captures Deepwater Response to Oil Spill Disaster in Pictures [Slide Show] The base of a pollution containment chamber is moved to a construction area at Wild Well Control, Inc. in Port Fourchon, La., April 26. The chamber is one of the largest ever built and will be used in an attempt to contain the gusher related to the explosion of the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon... © U.S. COAST GUARD/PETTY OFFICER 3RD CLASS PATRICK KELLEY August 12, 2012 Sustainability As Shell prepares to drill for oil in the Chukchi Sea, what are the risks? David Biello reports April 10, 2009 Sustainability As offshore energy development expands, researchers argue that federal policymakers must devise ways to settle legal disputes Allison Winter June 7, 2010 Sustainability New York University sociologist Harvey Molotch compares the devastating 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill with Deepwater to see how far the U.S. government and the oil industry have--and have not--come... Larry Greenemeier February 28, 2018 Policy & Ethics The damage to our National Park Service will be catastrophic if Trump gets his way Dana Hunter May 7, 2010 Tech Remotely operated subs have met with both success and failure in stanching the flow of crude, and the oil industry may need to rely on completely autonomous vehicles Larry Greenemeier April 1, 2015 Sustainability For a leader who has made fighting climate change a priority, President Barack Obama's decision to approve Royal Dutch Shell's return to oil and gas exploration off Alaska was seen by many environmentalists as a contradiction... March 19, 2009 AccuWeather.com , a private weather forecasting organization, has released its predictions for this year's impending hurricane season. The good news? Adam Hadhazy March 4, 2009 Editor's Note: University of Southern California geobiologist Katrina Edwards is taking part in a three-week drilling project at the Atlantic's North Pond—a sediment-filled valley on the ocean floor—designed to locate and study what she calls the “intraterrestrials”: the myriad microbial life-forms living inside Earth's crust... Katrina Edwards June 18, 2015 Sustainability States see a renewable future in wind farms offshore Bobby Magill and Climate Central June 26, 2012 Sustainability Shell is preparing to lead a new oil rush in the American north this summer despite spill risks Nicola Jones and Nature magazine September 24, 2008 Sustainability From drilling for oil to climate change, the answers may surprise you Nikhil Swaminathan November 24, 2010 Sustainability The regulatory shift could shorten the wait time for permitting wind farms by three years or more Christa Marshall and ClimateWire September 24, 2008 Sustainability Politicians, environmentalists and industry clash over the leasing of public lands for natural gas drilling on Colorado's rugged Roan Plateau Adam Hadhazy October 20, 2008 Sustainability Not only are offshore winds stronger but landlubbers have fewer objections to turbines almost invisible from the coast Emily Waltz December 27, 2011 In the future, Apple might be using hydrogen to power its iPhones and iPods. According to the Daily Mail, Apple has already filed a patent application for a new hydrogen battery technology... Melissa C. Lott August 27, 2012 Sustainability The cap of ice that sits atop the North Pole has shrunk to a record extent—and there is likely still more melting to come before the end of the summer of 2012. David Biello December 10, 2013 Sustainability More than 100 times the amount of water extracted from ground aquifers waits near shore but may prove difficult or damaging to extract Elizabeth Harball and ClimateWire June 24, 2010 Tech Sixty teams from around the world are in Hawaii competing in the ninth-annual underwater International ROV Competition Larry Greenemeier May 7, 2010 Tech Crews from the Guard, BP and local fishermen have been hard at work in the Gulf of Mexico since the oil rig exploded and sank in April Larry Greenemeier Expertise. Insights. Illumination.
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