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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...

Greenpeace climbers leave Arctic oil drilling rig

Press release | April 12, 2015 at 11:34

Pacific Ocean—The six climbers who safely intercepted, scaled, and set up camp on an Arctic-bound Shell oil drilling rig in the Pacific have come down today after spending almost a week on the 38,000 tonne platform.

Six Greenpeace climbers scale Shell’s Arctic-bound oil rig

Press release | April 7, 2015 at 11:15

Pacific Ocean—Six Greenpeace climbers have intercepted an Arctic-bound Shell oil rig in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, 750 miles north-west of Hawaii and have scaled the 38,000 tonne platform.

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...

Six volunteers scale Shell's oil rig

Blog entry by Haley Rabic | April 10, 2015

In the early hours of April 6th, things changed drastically for six volunteers aboard the Greenpeace ship the Esperanza . They boarded Shell’s oil rig, the Polar Pioneer, on the high seas of the Pacific Ocean. The volunteers,...

Shell's profit comes at our expense

Blog entry by Isadora Wronski | April 2, 2015

Climate science has made it clear that Arctic oil needs to stay in the ground if we want to avoid the worst impacts from global climate change. We know it and we also know that Shell knows it too. A ships next to a controlled burn...

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