Shell’s Arctic drilling fleet is on the move, right now— and was even before the US government approved the final permits. As you read this, Shell is transporting an oil rig, the Polar Pioneer, across the Pacific, bound for the Arctic. And six bold people are following on the Greenpeace ship Esperanza.
From around the world six volunteers — Jens, Johno, Miriam, Andreas, Aliyah and Zoe— are on board the Esperanza making #TheCrossing to act as ambassadors of our movement of millions against Arctic oil drilling.
The six are hoping that we can draw the world’s attention to Shell’s plans and expose the utter insanity of drilling for oil in the Arctic.
Shell thinks its billions have bought it a free pass to drill in the Alaskan Arctic, but the one thing the company fears most is people power... Read more >