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Can Statoil wash its hands of the Tar Sands?

Feature story | May 14, 2009 at 0:00

The largest industrial project in the world. The largest capital investment in history. The world’s second largest oil field. The Canadian Tar Sands show just how desperate the oil industry is to feed its carbon habit. Now, thanks to a Greenpeace...

Personal Energy Outlook

Blog entry by Ethan Gilbert | November 11, 2011 3 comments

This week the International Energy Agency (IEA) released its annual World Energy Outlook , saying that we are on the path for irreversible climate change. To me, it's personal. When he was captured, American bank robber Willie...

Norway's Statoil puts its Arctic drilling plans on the shelf

Blog entry by Truls Gulowsen | March 8, 2013 2 comments

Shell’s spectacular series of mishaps in Alaska has definitely not been going down unnoticed in the oil industry. The Norwegian state-owned oil company Statoil is slowing down plans to drill for oil in US Arctic waters after Shell’s...

Bearing witness to Statoil's Arctic oil drilling madness

Blog entry by Martin Norman, Greenpeace Nordic | April 10, 2013 1 comment

I’m eating butter straight out of the package to keep my body fat high enough to withstand the cold and to resupply myself with sufficient energy. But this morning I’ve received an energy boost far better than any free-roaming cow can...

Three strikes and you're out

Blog entry by Sune Scheller | April 10, 2013 3 comments

This morning, two polar bears scaled the Statoil oil rig West Hercules bound for the world’s northernmost drilling sites in the Arctic. Just a few hours later the Norwegian state-owned oil company announced that these frontier...

50 shades of Arctic oil thanks to green and progressive Norway?

Blog entry by Cristiana De Lia, Arctic Campaigner | April 25, 2013 5 comments

This morning three Greenpeace polar bears chained themselves to oil barrels in front of Norwegian energy firm Statoil’s office in central Moscow. Holding banners reading “Arctic worth more than oil” and “Arctic not for sale,” our...

Tar Sands Action at Statoil HQ in Denmark

Image | May 14, 2010 at 11:43

Greenpeace activists place a banner saying ‘Statoil Out of Tar Sands’ above the main entrance to Statoil’s headquarters in Copenhagen on the eve of the company's AGM. Activists also unload crushed black granite onto the steps of the building,...

Greenpeace activist updates direct from the tar sands

Blog entry by laurak | September 15, 2009 56 comments

Update from Mike Hudema - Climate Campaigner with Greenpeace Canada - 7am local time It's a few hours before we enter the tar sands. The tar sands are the largest industrial, capital and energy project on the planet but most...

Line in the tar sands, a bird’s eye view of the world's largest industrial development

Blog entry by laurak | September 15, 2009 5 comments

By Mike Townsley, Head of News - Greenpeace International “I have seen the future and it is murder,” lamented Leonard Cohen on my iPod as I arrived in Fort McMurray airport, Alberta, Canada. The oil man’s airport of choice for access...

Spare a dollar for Vermont Yankee?

Blog entry by Justin | October 31, 2008

Like the rest of us Vermont Yankee is suffering in the current economic climate : The owner of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant says it will have to wait almost 60 years before it has enough money to decommission the plant. Faced...

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