Climate

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 airport in the Andoas region of the Amazon on Monday to protest Argentine energy company Pluspetrol, which they say is polluting the land and exploiting resources in the region to build their oil drilling operations. Indigenous rights group Aidesep told the Latin American...
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...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Shell has urged the Obama administration to give it five more years to fulfill...

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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.