Scott L. Montgomery

Scott L. Montgomery

Scott L. Montgomery is a university lecturer at the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington, as well as an author. His research and publications include areas in both the humanities and sciences, in particular history of science, intellectual history, language studies, and energy resources, technology, and security.

Several oil projects are active in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. (Photo by Bob Wick/Bureau of Land Management, CC BY-SA)

3 reasons the Willow Arctic oil drilling project was approved

By: - March 16, 2023

For more than six decades, Alaska’s North Slope has been a focus of intense controversy over oil development and wilderness protection, with no end in sight. Willow field, a 600-million-barrel, US$8 billion oil project recently approved by the Biden administration – to the outrage of environmental and climate activists – is the latest chapter in […]