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Annie shares the news that Shell is quitting Arctic drilling

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Greenpeace: Annie Leonard, Executive director of Greenpeace USA, shares the fantastic news that Shell is quitting their Arctic drilling plans! This is a victory for everyone who has stood up for the Arctic. Whether you tweeted and shared, got out in your kayak or even rappelled from a bridge, this would not have been possible without you. Thank you! Please share this incredible news and take a moment to celebrate [...]

sHellNo Solidarity

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

From Alaska to everywhere! Solidarity While President Obama meets with world leaders in Anchorage for the GLACIER Conference, the ShellNo Action Council will hold a funeral procession and “Die In” for the Arctic to highlight Obama’s hypocrisy. He gives permission to Shell to drill in the Arctic while simultaneously saying he wants to protect the Arctic and the climate. Seattle, WA   Seattle says #ShellNo. Nice turnout, excellent energy for a rainy Monday morning. #Arctic solidarity. pic.twitter.com/qMe5AjSJpj — TheGideonTree (@GideonWayne) August 31, 2015 #ShellNo #seattle [...]

Hypocrisy

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

“Let’s go to Alaska!” Go behind the scenes with President Obama as he previews his trip, where he’ll be on the frontlines of our fight against climate change http://wh.gov/Alaska   U.S. Issues Arctic Drilling Permit to Royal Dutch Shell By AMY HARDER www.wsj.com Updated Aug. 17, 2015 6:52 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The U.S. government on Monday gave Royal Dutch Shell a final green light to drill for oil and natural gas in the Arctic Ocean, providing the company a long-sought victory and escalating a battle with environmentalists over President Barack Obama’s [...]

President Obama Should Probably Skip His Alaska Trip. Here’s Why. (Climate Change, Shell)

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Talking about the “front lines” of climate change, like there’s a war happening in some place like Afghanistan from which Americans need the president to bring us home video so we can see the effects, shows that he’s completely out of touch with the disaster he’s bringing to our doorstep every day he refuses to confront and contain companies like Shell. President Obama Previews His Upcoming Trip to Alaska   President Obama delivers remarks at the GLACIER Conference in Alaska. August 31, 2015.     [...]

LEGO: Everything is NOT awesome

July 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

  This video reached over 3 million views on YouTube before it was censored. Lord Business wants to control everything, but he can’t block free speech. Tell LEGO to end its partnership with Shell and help Save the Arctic:   If Shell could, it would drill for oil on every corner of the globe. So more than 5 million people have joined together to stop Shell from endangering one of the last pristine places on Earth: the fragile Arctic. Those who have acted know what this place represents, and understand that to save the planet and save the Arctic is to save us all. Are you one of [...]