News bites: Arctic drilling protest hits WEF, climate change threatens forests, and more

The Associated Press reports that opponents of Shell’s Arctic drilling plans are seeking to make a splash at the World Economic Forum.

Scientific American examines the relationship between energy efficiency and energy consumption.

Bloomberg reports on Japan’s greenhouse gas reduction targets.

Reuters reports that Libya won’t reveal details of its oil sales this year, “stepping back from pledges to deliver greater transparency after the corruption of the pre-revolutionary regime.”

The Atlantic explores why climate change is bad news for Western forests.