It hasn’t even been two years since Shell abandoned it’s stupid and expensive arctic oil drilling campaign. But the Trump administration – that never met a stupid idea it wasn’t gung-ho in favor of – has reopened the can of worms. And of course, there’s a hefty Russian connection. By Jeremy Bloom Royal Dutch Shell […]
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This week’s London Camp for Climate Action is actually a training event, taking place within sight of the City of London and preparing activists for the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen. It aims to provide volunteers with information on four aspects of Climate Change: education, direct action, sustainable living and building a movement to effectively tackle climate change.
In 1995, environmentalist Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed by the Nigerian military government, along with eight other Ogoni activists, for protesting against the devastation of the Niger Delta by oil companies, particularly Royal Dutch Shell. If Shell is convicted, the case will provide precedence for holding transnational companies owned or operated in the United States responsible for human rights atrocities committed overseas.
OPEC seems concerned about loosing customers as developed nations pledge to invest billions in renewable energy projects.
A group of American companies has unveiled a plan to drastically cut carbon emissions. Now the companies want the Congress to work out an effective climate bill based on that plan to transform America into a low-carbon economy.
Delivering quite a blow to both Gordon Brown and Britain, BP has dumped its plans to build out wind farms and other renewable projects in Britain for projects in the United States.
Sarah Palin dismisses alternative energy in favor of a pipeline built by God. More on Palin >> From Think Progress Palin’s First Statewide Campaign Was Fueled By Veco. “While mayor of Wasilla, Palin ran for lieutenant governor in 2002. She gathered $5,000 — or about 10 percent of her campaign fund — from Veco officials […]
Palin’s record is already dirty enough to warrant a trip to the free clinic, and that’s just as Governor! What is she capable of if elected as VP?
A major investigation of the Department of Interior has uncovered “a culture of ethical failure.” Over a dozen current and former employees are alleged to have violated policies including drug use, sexual relations between federal employees and oil company employees, rigging oil contracts, working part-time as oil consultants, and accepting gifts like golf and ski trips.
The calls for windfall taxes by campaigners and Labour politicians describing profits as “grotesque” and “indecent” are fundamentally wrong and will increase the price of energy, not reduce it