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Response to Shell's claims

Page | March 15, 2012 at 20:02

Shell’s communication team has begun responding to the hundreds of thousands of people around the world who have taken action with Greenpeace to stop the company from drilling in the Arctic. Unsurprisingly, Shell makes some incredible statements...

The dangers of Arctic oil

Page | February 22, 2012 at 22:58

Arctic oil drilling is a dangerous, high-risk enterprise and an oil spill under these icy waters would have a catastrophic impact on one of the most pristine, unique and beautiful landscapes on earth. The risks of such an accident are ever...

Oh Council, where art thou?

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | February 4, 2013

While the thought of official councils — with their high-level policy workshops and multilateral task forces — is enough to send most sensible people into fits of abysmal loathing, there is one such council that anyone passionate about...

It's time for LEGO to block Shell

Blog entry by Ian Duff | July 1, 2014

Imagine you're eight years old and picture the Arctic. There are no oil rigs, no industrial shipping and no politicians fighting over it. It's just an endless sparkling expanse of sea and ice, populated by brave scientific explorers...

#TellShell to get out of the Arctic

Blog entry by Sarah Shoraka | July 20, 2012

Oh to be a fly on the wall of a Shell boardroom this week! Activists all round the world have been taking action to #TellShell to get out of the Arctic. Despite Greenpeace Netherlands taking over Shell’s headquarters, Greenpeace...

Ranking the climate culprits

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | November 23, 2013

There's a clear parallel between the behaviour of the fossil fuel giants and tobacco companies: tobacco companies went to extraordinary lengths to suppress the knowledge that smoking caused cancer, activities that eventually resulted...

8 reasons why Shell can't be trusted in the Arctic

Blog entry by Franziska | January 4, 2013

Shell's  most recent 'mishap'  a few days ago was not the first setback the oil giant has suffered in its plans to drill for oil in the Arctic. In fact, it's the eighth in a growing list of reasons why Shell should not be trusted in...

Shell abandons 2013 Arctic drilling

Blog entry by Phil Radford | February 28, 2013

Greenpeace today welcomed the announcement by Royal Dutch Shell that the company will not attempt to pursue offshore drilling in Alaskan Arctic waters in 2013. Phil Radford, Greenpeace USA Executive Director said in response: “This...

30 things you can do for the #Arctic30

Blog entry by JulietteH | October 17, 2013

We continue to be overwhelmed by the amount of support, messages, letters, posters, sent to us for the Arctic 30. Many of you have written to us asking what more you can do to help them, especially when you are far away from cities...

SUCCESS! Shell stops Arctic oil drilling for this year

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | September 17, 2012

You did it. For over six months, huge numbers of us have been pressuring Shell to stay out of the Arctic. Well this morning, company bosses announced they were scrapping their oil drilling programme for this year. It's a huge...

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