Climate Change Slows Oil Company Plan To Drill In The Arctic

Climate Change Slows Oil Company Plan To Drill In The Arctic

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In the Beaufort Sea off the coast of Alaska, global warming is melting sea ice and glaciers at an historic rate.

Development of the first oil production facility in federal Arctic waters will take longer than planned. That’s because warming temperatures are melting the sea ice needed to build it.

(Image credit: David Goldman/AP)

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