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Politicians Listen to the Polluters at UN climate talks

Feature story | December 11, 2011 at 4:42

UN climate talks in Durban have ended the same way they began, in failure. Governments at the UN climate talks have chosen to listen to the polluters over the people and failed to reinforce previous climate saving measures and have steered clear...

Fracking Update

Feature story | April 18, 2011 at 19:52

The issue of Shell, and 2 other energy companies, wanting to drill for Shale gas in the Karoo is a hot topic — and rightly so. The good news is many groups and communities have been very vocal, but there's more we can do.

Say 'No' to Fracking in the Karoo

Feature story | March 9, 2011 at 11:39

It is not too late! Shell is currently applying for exploration licences in the Karoo and has said that it will include public concerns in the environmental management report.

Stop Shell's Artic Drilling: Greenpeace Climbers Scale London's National Gallery in...

Video | February 23, 2012 at 12:06

Climbers from Greenpeace UK unfurl a banner reading "It's No Oil Painting" off the roof of central London's National Gallery where Shell, who is getting ready to drill in, and jeopardize the fragile Arctic environment, was holding a PR event.

No fracking, thank you!

Blog entry by Dianne Mc Alpine | February 17, 2014

Fracking, the process of blasting water, sand, and a cocktail of chemicals deep underground in order to get gas or oil or oil out of shale rock, has been a hotly debated subject for some time in Southern Africa. Groups such as Treasure...

Shell: "Something has gone wrong here"

Blog entry by bex | August 19, 2011

Shell has apologised for the North Sea oil spill and for its own  lack of transparency saying:  "The fact is something has gone wrong here, so whatever risk assessment we made about the condition of these pipes has proven to be wrong...

A Few Questions for Shell

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | August 18, 2011

What does the ongoing  North Sea oil spill say about  Shell’s plans to open up the Arctic , where an accident would be all but impossible to clean up? Personally, it seems to me that if Shell can’t get it right in the supposedly...

Fracking: Where Are We Now?

Blog entry by Mike Baillie and Monica Davies | September 13, 2011

Fracking has been a hot topic this year – and for good reason. Here’s a quick update on the situation. ( Click here for more info on what fracking entails) Latest Developments When we last spoke about the issue of...

Waking up to the hidden costs

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | January 25, 2011

Recently I've been writting a lot about externalities, and how they contribute to a corporation's profitability. What I've neglected is the flip side: that just as corporations should pay the full costs of their activities, so to...

Ken Saro-Wiwa: his last interview

Video | November 11, 2010 at 11:24

This rare interview with the writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was screened in late November 1995 on Channel 4. Saro-Wiwa led the Ogoni people of Nigeria in their non-violent struggle to stop the multinational oil companies, like Shell,...

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