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Walking the Waters: How to Bring the Major Oil Companies Ashore and Halt the Destruction of Our Oceans

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 10.02.2012 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

The Obama administration has been fast-tracking Shell's dangerous drilling plan, while paying remarkably little attention to the ecological fears it raises and the potential devastation a major spill or spills would cause to the native peoples of the north.

WATCH: It's Time to Break Up With the Keystone XL

Heather Libby | Posted 09.29.2012 | Green
Heather Libby

Pipeline companies like Transcanada, Enbridge, Shell and Kinder Morgan remind me of guys who just won't take no for an answer. They're going to keep coming back no matter what we tell them, unless we cut them off for good.

Lifting the Anchor on Change

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 09.26.2012 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

In the years to come, when we look back at the lost mooring of a Shell drill ship, we can say that this was when we lifted our collective anchor and set course for a green, sustainable and peaceful society. This must be our turning point.

Only Three Years of Offshore Oil in the Arctic

Kevin Grandia | Posted 09.24.2012 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Recently released US government documents show there is a scant 3.3 years worth of oil sitting off the shores of the Arctic -- one of the last pristine places left on the planet.

Alaska Protesters Urge EPA to Reject Shell Permit Waiver

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — About a dozen Alaskans rallied Monday outside the Anchorage federal building to urge the Environmental Protection Agency to...

1 Million Names, Legal Threat Spur Arctic Campaign

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 09.20.2012 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Yesterday I was served with an urgent notice from Shell, the world's wealthiest oil company, whom in the past weeks we have been vigorously and prominently campaigning against in our Save The Arctic drive.

Timothy Stenovec

LOOK: Shell Spoof Site Goes Viral

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.19.2012 | Green

At first glance, Arctic Ready looks like a legitimate website from Shell. The clean lines, judicious use of white space and the prominent placement of...

Coast Guard: Shell Drilling Ship Shows No Signs Of Damage

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 09.15.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An inspection of a Shell drilling ship that lost its mooring and drifted toward shore of an Alaska Island showed no signs o...

Dear Mr. President, "I Believe" Isn't Good Policy

Shannyn Moore | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Your secretary of the interior, Ken Salazar, recently told reporters asking about Shell's recent drilling permits and Alaska's Arctic, "I believe there's not going to be an oil spill." "I believe" is not good policy. I believe that unicorn fur is the most absorbent clean-up product.

Real Threat to Alaska Natives Isn't Oil Development -- It's a World Without Oil

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

When it comes to oil in the north, the time has arrived for environmentalists and Alaska Natives themselves to face the fact the gasoline that fuels the internal combustion engine long ago corrupted traditional cultural practices.

One Million People Speak Out to Save the Arctic Ocean

Cindy Shogan | Posted 08.21.2012 | Green
Cindy Shogan

Time is running out for President Obama to stop Shell from drilling in America's Arctic Ocean this summer.

Pennsylvania GOP Governor's Approval Rating Tumbles

The Huffington Post | Nate Willis | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's cuts to education funding and proposed credits for chemical refiners has sent his approval rating into a swoon. Just 3...

#ShellFAIL Viral Campaigners Exposed (VIDEO)

The Yes Men | Posted 08.08.2012 | Green
The Yes Men

Greenpeace, the Yes Lab, and members of the Occupy movement are claiming responsibility for a set of actions that have focused intense attention on Shell's Arctic drilling program.

Allegedly Fake Shell Oil Party Shows Massive Spill ... Of Cocktail

Posted 06.08.2012 | Green

Shell Oil's exploratory Arctic drilling doesn't begin until this summer, but according to this recently-released video, they're already off to a poor ...

How Worried Should We Be About Climate Change?

David Vognar | Posted 07.29.2012 | Green
David Vognar

Simply put: Is climate change something to be worried about enough to take bold action against or something to merely keep an eye on?

Russia's Hidden 'Arctic Nightmare'

Kevin Grandia | Posted 07.24.2012 | Green
Kevin Grandia

"I have to see it to believe it," was the reaction to my Russian colleague, Jon Burgwald, when he told me that every spring the rivers in Northern Russia turn black with oil saturated ice. He sent me the pictures last night.

What Does Shell Have in Common With General Ratko Mladic?

Katie Redford | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business
Katie Redford

What does Royal Dutch Shell have in common with General Ratko Mladic, former commander of the Bosnian Serb army? More than you'd think...

Dear Shell: Please Be Honest About Risks from Your Arctic Ocean Oil Drilling This Summer

Richard Steiner | Posted 07.21.2012 | Green
Richard Steiner

It seems important that Shell clarifies, on the public record, these issues before a serious problem develops with its offshore exploratory drilling this summer in the Arctic Ocean.

Environmental Groups Push Back Against Shell Arctic Permits

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Environmental and Alaska Native groups on Wednesday appealed an air permit granted by the Environmental Protection Agency t...

Court Weighs New Gulf Drilling Plans

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 07.02.2012 | Green

ATLANTA -- Environmental groups urged an appeals court on Wednesday to block Shell from drilling 10 new deep-water wells off Alabama's coast, arguing ...

President Obama: What Is It Going to Take to Stop Shell's Arctic Drilling?

Cindy Shogan | Posted 06.18.2012 | Green
Cindy Shogan

The reasons not to drill just keep mounting -- and the reasons to drill? Well, there seems to be just one, and I can't say it in politically correct company. I can give you a hint: Republican rhetoric and the 2012 presidential election.

Big Oil's Arctic Bet: A Fool's Risk

David Yarnold | Posted 06.17.2012 | Green
David Yarnold

If there is a spot on Earth as sacred or as critical to the future of our wild birds as the Gulf of Mexico, it is the unspoiled Arctic. The potential harm from a BP-scale spill is almost beyond comprehension.

Shell Supports Iran's Murderous Mullahs; Should We Be Supporting Shell?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The callous greed in the oil patch seems to know no limits. Here we have a company, Royal Dutch Shell, bursting with earnings, at the apogee of its yearly returns, going after the last dollar or Euro to make things fatter still.

Shell Arctic Spill Response Plan Approved

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal offshore drilling regulators on Wednesday approved Shell Oil's spill response plan for exploratory drilling in the ...

Oil Giant Struggling With Iran Sanctions

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2012 | Business

By Richard Mably and Peg Mackey LONDON, March 25 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell is struggling to pay off $1 billion that it owes Iran f...