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Oil

Topic | 27 May, 2010 at 17:33

The New Zealand Government is inviting oil companies like Petrobras to drill in some of New Zealand’s deepest coastal waters. East Cape iwi Te Whānau-ā-Apanui have called on the rest of New Zealand to join them in defending the spectacular East...

Oil

Topic | 27 May, 2010 at 17:33

Deepwater Horizon, an offshore drilling rig operated by BP, blew up on April 20th 2010, and sank two days later. The oil spill that ensued is the largest accidental spill in history.

Greenpeace shuts down every BP petrol station in London:

Press release | 27 July, 2010 at 11:16

LONDON, As BP announces its second quarter loses and a new boss, Greenpeace activists have shut down every BP petrol station in central London, putting up signs saying: ‘Closed. Moving beyond petroleum’.

Leaked G20 declaration sees G20 abandon plans to stop handouts to Big oil and Coal

Press release | 23 June, 2010 at 15:25

International/Toronto-23 June 2010--As BP’s oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, G20 heads of state, due to meet in Toronto this weekend, are planning to dilute last year’s commitment to phase out subsidies to Big Oil and Big Coal,...

10 simple ways to use less oil

Blog entry by JulietteH | 6 July, 2010 45 comments

This entry comes by popular request. A lot of people have been asking what they can do to use less oil , and reduce demand for the sticky stuff ruining beaches everywhere. Here's my top ten, feel free to add to it in comments: 1.

Greenpeace denounces (in astroturf) US big oil’s dirty tricks campaign

Press release | 18 August, 2009 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today used astroturf to spell out "CLIMATE FRAUD, FUNDED BY BIG OIL" with logos of oil giants ExxonMobil, Shell, BP and Chevron outside the offices of the American Petroleum Institute (API) in Washington.

How big oil tries to win us over using stealth tactics

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 11 June, 2014 6 comments

What does it take to run a successful, modern oil company? You'd be forgiven for thinking it's just drills, pipelines, and lawyers. But there's an even more crucial element - the trust and approval of people like you and me. One...

Captain's Blog: Arctic Sunrise

Blog entry by Pete Willcox | 24 August, 2010 3 comments

The water is the deepest blue. There are clumps of Sargasso all round. Where they are bigger than one square foot, they have schools of tiny fish, hiding from the sun. As we approach with the ship, the schools start to swim away, but...

G20 meeting: a well-oiled machine

Blog entry by Brian | 30 June, 2010 2 comments

I don't know about you, but the leaders I want to follow aren't the ones who say it's too hard to break the world's addiction to dirty energy. The politicians I want to elect aren't bought off by oil lobbyists. The beaches I want to...

Top 5 websites that deserve oil spills?

Blog entry by Brian | 13 July, 2010

You may have seen A Cleaner Future's Instant Oil Spill already, but if you haven't, it's a way to create a virtual oil spill on any website. Unlike a real spill, it cleans up instantly and does no real damage. It's a super way to get...

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