Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: Shell oil

Legal action against Shell board previews wave of lawsuits against company...

Individuals are expected to be a growing target of legal action on climate change, with activists, investors, and regulators looking carefully at how companies and their boards disclose and respond to climate risks.

Shell’s Permian Basin sell-off unlikely to reduce climate pollution

“You’re not reducing emissions, you're just transferring who produces them.”

Whistleblower claims dangerous defects in pipeline for Shell’s Pennsylvania plastics plant

The letter appears to be the first public reference to allegations that the Falcon pipeline's corrosion protection may be faulty.

Shell Oil asked what YOU are willing to do to reduce...

“I'm willing to hold you accountable for lying about climate change for 30 years when you secretly knew the entire time that fossil fuels emissions would destroy our planet.”

Shell Oil Spill Dumps Nearly 90,000 Gallons of Crude Into Gulf

Gulf residents opposed to drilling are calling on President Obama not to open additional leases in the next Five Year Plan for the Gulf of Mexico.

VIDEO: Obama Gives Shell Final Approval to Drill in Arctic Despite...

Despite President Obama's historic climate action plan, he recently gave Shell the final approval to drill in the Arctic and is now defending his approval.

Greenwash: Shell May Remove ‘Oil’ from Name as It Moves to...

Shell Oil has decided to rebrand itself as something other than an oil company for its U.S.-based unit. But this doesn't change their aggressive stance to drill for offshore oil in the Arctic and deep offshore in the Gulf of Mexico.

VIDEO: 'Battling the Death Star:' Seattle 'Kayaktivists' Slow Arctic-Bound Shell Oil...

"Kayaktivists" are protesting against Shell oil drilling in the Arctic by preventing the rig from leaving the Port of Seattle. While dozens were arrested, activists vow to continue protesting against Shell.

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As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”