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13 Oil Spills in the last 30 Days (INFOGRAPHIC)

Heather Libby | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green
Heather Libby


Shell's Plot to Take Away Your First Amendment Rights

Philip Radford | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green
Philip Radford

Shell Oil's legal team is currently working overtime to keep the company's Arctic work secret from advocacy groups like Greenpeace. It's a battle that will have implications well beyond the Far North.

At the North Pole, A New World

James Turner | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
James Turner

Hashtags won't fix this. At some point we need to take action, to stand up and be counted against the brute force of the oil companies, lobbyists and politicians who willingly pollute our climate system.

The Sacred Headwaters: Goliath Defeated by 1,000 Davids

Todd Paglia | Posted 06.03.2013 | Green
Todd Paglia

The people took a stand against one of the largest multi-national oil companies in the world and resolved to fight back against Shell's plans to annihilate the Sacred Headwaters. And we were successful.

'Green News Report' - March 19, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.19.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Want to Innovate? Break Your Routine.

XPRIZE | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business

By Matt Hudson Matt Hudson, PhD is a chemical engineer working for Shell Aviation Technology who recently interned at the X PRIZE Foundation through S...

'Green News Report' - February 28, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Shell's Arctic Failure Is Obama's Chance to Act

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Millions have been calling for a global sanctuary in the uninhabited area around the North Pole. Because we know that despite the big promises of being the best in the business, Shell was in fact putting the Arctic at risk every day it operated there.

'She Couldn't Take Time Off, Because She Would Not Be Paid'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

Life isn't easy at $7.25 an hour. Following President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, where he called for increasing the national ho...

If You Cut a Cow in Half, Do You Get Two Cows?

Lisa Bennett | Posted 03.31.2013 | Green
Lisa Bennett

When considering how living systems work, people often overlook how drilling in the Arctic connects to other issues, such as climate change. In other words, given the link between fossil fuels and our warming planet, should we even consider drilling for more oil?

President Obama Should Prioritize Protecting the Arctic as Part of His Climate Legacy

Cindy Shogan | Posted 03.30.2013 | Green
Cindy Shogan

All signs point to the fact that President Obama should prioritize protecting the Arctic as part of his climate legacy.

Will Shell Get Anything Right in Its Bid for Arctic Drilling?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 03.26.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

How can Shell continue to claim victory in the face of such appalling failures? As Shell continues to pile insult on injury, our outrage grows.

The Climate Post: Heat Wave, 2012 Labeled Hottest Year on Record

Tim Profeta | Posted 03.25.2013 | Green
Tim Profeta

It's official. Last year was the warmest year in history for the contiguous United States with at least 356 record-high temperatures tied or broken, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

'Green News Report' - January 17, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - January 15, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.17.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

Another Stumble in the Quest for Arctic Oil

Ted Danson | Posted 03.15.2013 | Green
Ted Danson

The Department of the Interior must reassess its decisions that allowed Shell to proceed with its plans to drill in such a harsh but ecologically-sensitive area of the world.

Stop Reckless Drilling: A New Year's Resolution for Our Ocean

Dennis Takahashi-Kelso | Posted 03.14.2013 | Green
Dennis Takahashi-Kelso

This year, let's make a New Year's resolution that protects our ocean from reckless oil drilling. We're barely two weeks into 2013, and Shell Oil has already made headlines by losing control of one of its Arctic drill rigs in the Gulf of Alaska.

Shell May Have Moved Rig To Avoid Taxes

Reuters | Yereth Rosen and Timothy Gardner | Posted 01.11.2013 | Business

ANCHORAGE, Alaska/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Shell may have moved an oil rig that ran aground off Alaska last week partly to avoid millions of dollars in ...

ICYMI: IPCC Leaks, Shell's Woes And The Economics of Nature

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 03.11.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

Top Read: Why The Economy Needs Nature, by Tony Juniper at The Guardian. "Nature is not a drag on growth," he writes. "Its protection is an unavoidabl...

Shell-Shocked Alaska

Shannyn Moore | Posted 03.09.2013 | Green
Shannyn Moore

Shell risked some of the worst sailing weather in the world in an attempt to avoid millions in taxes. Just because most of our legislature bends every time an oil company exhales, it doesn't mean Mother Nature will.

Damaged Rig Remains Upright And Stable...For Now

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2013 | Green

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Jan 3 (Reuters) - A Shell oil drilling rig grounded off an Alaska island since a New Years Eve storm has s...

Did Alaska Tax Liability Play Role in Shell Oil's Drill Rig Fiasco?

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.05.2013 | Money
Alaska Dispatch News

Hopes of avoiding millions in state taxes may have faded for Royal Dutch Shell when the clock struck midnight on Jan. 1 and 2012 became 2013. Just hou...

Latest Shell Debacle in Alaska Part of a Larger Pattern of Risk and Failure

Frances Beinecke | Posted 03.05.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Shell has poured billions of dollars into offshore Arctic drilling, but no matter how much it spends, it cannot make the effort anything but a terrifying gamble. And if Shell, the most profitable company on Earth, can't buy its way to safety in Alaska, nobody can.

Arctic Drilling Proves Dangerous Again

Miyoko Sakashita | Posted 03.04.2013 | Green
Miyoko Sakashita

I couldn't help but wonder this week as Coast Guard crews braved Alaska's dangerous seas to regain control of Shell's drilling rig and evacuate its crew: Why is our federal government bending over backwards to let Shell drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean?

Shell Scraps Drilling Plan In Contested Canadian Area

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2013 | Green

* Shell to focus on larger shale plays * To build water recycling plant using royalty credits * 4-year moratorium was du...