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Shell burns priceless art in latest Greenpeace Arctic video

Blog by Cassady Sharp | May 27, 2015

Greenpeace’s Save the Arctic campaign has created a shocking video targeting oil giant Shell and its plans to drill in the US Arctic this summer. In the film, three replicas of famous landscape art are set on fire, and as they burn away, new...

Will the Obama EPA Protect Your Community?

Blog by Taylor Smith-Hams | May 26, 2015

I recently visited an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Reading Room to look at a few chemical facilities’ Risk Management Plans and was struck by the severity of potential accidents. I found one facility in St. Paul, Minnesota that...

Santa Barbara Oil Spill Underscores Why We Can’t Allow Arctic Drilling

Blog by Ryan Schleeter | May 26, 2015

Last week, a major oil spill in Santa Barbara County made headlines after a ruptured pipeline dumped as much as 105,000 gallons of crude oil on the California coastline. The spill stretches across roughly nine miles of state beach with tens of...

Congo Logging Chaos Exposed ; US Companies Involved

Blog by Amy Moas | May 26, 2015

“Chaos” and “chaotic” are frequently – perhaps even overly – used words. But the industrial logging sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) certainly meets the dictionary definition — “a total lack of organization or order.” Companies...

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

[View the story “Shell No Flotilla: Paddle in Seattle” on Storify] The post #ShellNo Flotilla: Paddle in Seattle appeared first on Greenpeace Blogs .

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...

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