Tag: Arctic drilling
“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.”
While welcoming the win, activists vowed to continue fighting against destructive oil and gas extraction in the region.
"Opening more of the Arctic to drilling and fracking is incredibly reckless."
"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."
“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 is right to recognize that destroying the Arctic Refuge would be bad business. We hope other American banks will follow their lead.”
"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."
"Experts in environmental law estimate that the Trump administration has now lost about 40 environmental cases in federal courts."
“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.”
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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