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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.     [...]

Shell Oil Leaves ALEC, Is Still Terrible (Climate Change, Arctic Drilling)

August 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

ALEC, or the American Legislative Exchange Council, is a major force behind the scenes in the effort to stall official policies that would combat climate change. Shell’s extraction from ALEC is part of a larger ongoing effort to position the company as concerned about the environment, responsible, and supportive of efforts to mitigate climate change. Don’t believe it for a [...]