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April 1: Drilling's not the answer, Obama!

Blog entry by mwilson | 1 April, 2010 1 comment

Hopes dashed: Obama's plan to expand US oil drilling causes controversy. President Barack Obama has announced plans to expand oil drilling off the US east coast - in a reversal of his 2008 campaign strategy, when he argued that...

Arctic Oil: A Very Crude Idea

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 24 June, 2010 1 comment

Dave Walsh is currently on board the Esperanza as part of the Arctic Under Pressure expedition 2010 . Even now, as the disastrous situation in the temperate waters of the Gulf of Mexico continues, oil companies are still pushing...

Daily News: On fire and water

Blog entry by Alexa P | 22 March, 2011

Top news: Smoke rises from Fukushima; Greenpeace marks World Water Day; Google takes on climate change skeptics; deforestation continues in China; deepwater oil exploration approved in the Gulf of Mexico; Norway rejects oil drilling...

Wikileaks reveals Arctic could be the new cold war

Blog entry by Nick Young | 12 May, 2011 10 comments

Submarine explorers planting Russian flags under the North Pole. Military tension between NATO and Russia. US diplomats manoeuvring in the wings. Aircraft carriers lurking and strike fighters changing hands. Sound like something...

Will the rush for Arctic oil push us over a stupidity tipping point?

Blog entry by Iris Cheng | 19 May, 2011 14 comments

The Arctic sea ice has retreated steadily for the past 10 years reaching record lows, or close to it, every year. The retreat promises to reveal all manner of riches for those willing to risk everything. Unfortunately there seems to be...

Daily news: Legislation signed prohibiting new deforestation in the world’s second...

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 20 May, 2011

Top news: Indonesia’s president signed a moratorium on new deforestation permits in one of the world’s biggest forests; voices within Statoil general meeting disagree with oil sand extraction policy; Greenpeace pushes Polish government...

Daily News: Greenpeace ships in Arctic stand-off, climate activists climb Chicago...

Blog entry by Oriana L | 25 May, 2011

Top news: Greenpeace ships protest against oil drilling in Greenland; Micronesia enters legal fight against Czech coal plant; EU agrees on nuclear stress tests; debate over Forest Code continues in Brazil; US climate activists climb...

VIDEO: Calling on the Leiv Eiriksson

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 28 May, 2011 1 comment

Having recently travelled through the aptly-named “Iceberg Alley” here off Greenland, I’ve seen first-hand the extreme conditions Cairn Energy want to drill for oil in this year. The sight of giant chunks of ice, some of them hidden...

Daily News: Cairn Energy’s Arctic exploration halted by protesters and typhoon...

Blog entry by Josh S | 30 May, 2011 8 comments

Top News: Greenpeace activists take direct action against Arctic drilling by attaching ‘survival pod’ to giant oil rig; International Energy Agency report reveals record rise in carbon emissions make 2C rise almost inevitable; TEPCO...

Update from the Arctic survival pod: 48 hours and going strong!

Blog entry by Hannah | 31 May, 2011 23 comments

We’ve now been suspended beneath the Cairn oil rig in our Arctic survival pod for over 48 hours. After leaving the Esperanza at 3am to scale the rig and then a hard day rigging up the pod and setting up camp we were pretty exhausted...

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