31 Aug '15, 10pm

Arctic Drilling: A Giant Gamble for the Planet and Shell's Bottom Line @greenpeace @billmckibben

Drilling conditions in the Arctic can be treacherous: in 2012 a Shell rig which had been drilling for oil in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska ran aground in a storm and had to scrapped. Any oil spill in the ecologically rich waters of the Arctic could be catastrophic.

Full article: https://ecowatch.com/2015/08/31/arctic-drilling-gamble-sh...

Tweets

Arctic Drilling: A Giant Gamble for the Planet ...

ecowatch.com 31 Aug '15, 12pm

Drilling conditions in the Arctic can be treacherous: in 2012 a Shell rig which had been drilling for oil in the Beaufort ...

700 Walrus Seen Near Shell Oil Rigs in Arctic a...

ecowatch.com 31 Aug '15, 2pm

James MacCracken, supervisory wildlife biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said in an Aug. 28 press conference call,...

700 Walrus Seen Near Shell Oil Rigs in Arctic a...

ecowatch.com 31 Aug '15, 5pm

James MacCracken, supervisory wildlife biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said in an Aug. 28 press conference call,...

Obama heads to Alaska to highlight climate chan...

inhabitat.com 01 Sep '15, 6pm

About two weeks after Barack Obama gave Shell the green light to drill for oil in Arctic waters off the Alaska Coast, the ...

Shell swims against oil price tide

Shell swims against oil price tide

eco-business.com 31 Aug '15, 2am

It’s a gamble – some would say a giant gamble. Before even one litre of oil has been found, the Anglo-Dutch Shell group is...

Shell’s Arctic Drilling Gamble: Where Could Its...

greentechmedia.com 11 Sep '15, 12pm

In 2012, Shell ventured up to the Arctic to drill exploratory offshore oil wells. A lot went wrong. Its containment dome f...

Obama's Arctic trip will reveal some cold, hard truths about the oil industry's impact on Alaskans

Obama's Arctic trip will reveal some cold, hard...

onearth.org 31 Aug '15, 9pm

Photo: just_a_cheeseburger/Flickr Sea ice melting in the Kotzebue Sound, part of the Chukchi Sea A few months before his d...