Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Tag: Arctic drilling

Norwegian Arctic oil drilling targeted by campaigners in new legal action

“But our application to the European Court of Human Rights is for me the manifestation of action and hope in the face of this crisis.”

In ‘huge victory for polar bears and our climate,’ court rejects...

While welcoming the win, activists vowed to continue fighting against destructive oil and gas extraction in the region.

‘Incredibly reckless’: Trump moves to expand fossil fuel drilling in Alaska’s...

"Opening more of the Arctic to drilling and fracking is incredibly reckless."

Wells Fargo announces its ban on financing oil and gas drilling...

"Wells Fargo is committed to accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy, in addition to continuing to support the responsible development of conventional energy."

JPMorgan Chase announces end to financing new oil and gas drilling...

“The fact that even the world’s worst fossil fuel banker wants nothing to do with Arctic Refuge drilling shows just how toxic an investment it would be."

Goldman Sachs becomes first major American bank to prohibit Arctic oil...

“Goldman Sachs is right to recognize that destroying the Arctic Refuge would be bad business. We hope other American banks will follow their lead.”

Court upholds ban on offshore drilling, Trump administration shelves plan to...

"This decision is the result of constant pressure from coastal communities, environmental groups, and elected officials who made it abundantly clear that offshore oil and gas drilling is dangerous, unwanted, and a threat to our economy and way of life."

‘Huge victory for our oceans:’ Trump effort to open Arctic to...

"Experts in environmental law estimate that the Trump administration has now lost about 40 environmental cases in federal courts."

Arctic drilling a go with recent approval from the Trump administration

“This project sets us down a dangerous path of destroying the Arctic. An oil spill in the Arctic would be impossible to clean up and the region is already stressed by climate change.”

Trump administration takes first massive step for drilling in the Arctic...

The Trump administration claims drilling in ANWR will help "our nation's energy demands and achieve energy dominance," but environmental groups strongly disagree.

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US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

“The House has stepped in where the courts have failed us."

Spain to ban plastic wrap for fruits and veggies

The plastic waste used to wrap fruits and vegetables has been opposed by environmental groups both in Spain and abroad.