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5 ways Shell’s not walking its talk on climate change

Blog by Louise Rouse | May 19, 2015

Shell says a lot about the need for the oil industry to be credible on climate change. It talks about the fight against climate change being a moral obligation, about the expectations it has of its contractors, and about the lessons Shell has...

#ShellNo Flotilla: Paddle in Seattle

Blog by Sarah Rasmussen | May 17, 2015

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President Obama’s Legacy: Arctic Drilling?

Blog by Nithin Coca | May 14, 2015

Right now, Shell’s Arctic-bound drilling rig is getting ready to head to the Arctic Ocean, where it is set to begin drilling for oil when the ice thaws this summer. This is the closest we’ve ever been to an Arctic environmental catastrophe. This...

On a Tuesday in Seattle area, Shell meets opposition in every corner

Blog by Cassady Sharp | May 13, 2015

This week is a busy one for all those who oppose Shell’s Arctic drilling plans. The inspiring movement to halt Shell’s Arctic drilling plans is heating up in Seattle and people around the country are supporting to movement to save the Arctic.

A history of screw-ups – and its own plans – raise doubts about the ability of Shell...

Blog by Tim Donaghy | May 12, 2015

Cross-posted from EnergyDesk. The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has conditionally approved Shell’s Exploration Plan (EP), putting into motion the largest — and dirtiest — oil exploration campaign ever carried out in the US Arctic.

Clicking Clean: Which companies are building us a green Internet?

Blog by David Pomerantz | May 12, 2015

Apple, Facebook and Google continue to lead efforts to build an Internet that is renewably powered, but uncooperative electric companies and rapid energy demand growth for the Internet places those ambitions under threat, according to a new...

Greenpeace’s investigation of Amazon’s rapidly growing cloud

Blog by Gary Cook | May 11, 2015

(Image above) Exterior view of a data center in northern Virginia. Transparency has been a core component of Greenpeace’s evaluation of data center operators since we began benchmarking performance in 2010, and we have seen significant...

6 animals who are really good moms

Blog by Sarah Rasmussen | May 8, 2015

Happy Mother’s Day! To celebrate the great moms in our lives, here are some pretty cute animal moms and their babies. 1. “Don’t forget to look both ways before crossing the clearing!”   2. “Honey, it’s ok. You’ll make the team next year.” via...

Activists Demand Duke Energy Stop Blocking Rooftop Solar

Blog by Monica Embrey | May 7, 2015

Today, outside of Duke Energy’s shareholder meeting, community members from across the state came together to demand that the company stop blocking access to solar energy. The message we sent was clear: the monopoly utility company that is...

Exelon’s Nuclear Oops: Washington DC Resists Pepco Merger

Blog by Connor Gibson | May 6, 2015

DC residents: click here to call Mayor Muriel Bowser and tell her to prioritize her constituents over the expansion of Exelon’s monopoly. Exelon all-but-promises it will raise your electricity bills if it merges with Pepco, and will likely limit...

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