Category Archives: Arctic

The two most terrifying graphs ever?

2016 is on track to be the warmest year on planet Earth since reliable records have been kept; and comes at the end of the warmest ever decade.  Furthermore, if and when the World’s under-developed economies get their industrial pollution … Continue reading

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A personal exchange of email with LEGO

In my original email to LEGO (via the Greenpeace website), I tried to be as brief as I could. Sadly, all I got was a generic reply that did not address the issues I was raising. Here is the correspondence … Continue reading

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Corporate interests lean on YouTube to delete Lego-Shell video

But Greenpeace UK will just keep re-posting it… Here is the latest email from their Head of Arctic Campaigns, Ben Ayliffe: ———- Hi Rick, I think we might have offended someone. This morning we were shocked to learn that our … Continue reading

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The Arctic 30 are back – please help Shell say no to Gazprom

Latest email from Greenpeace: Hi, Five months ago, they tried to silence us. They arrested our activists, and threw them in jail for peacefully protesting oil drilling in the Russian Arctic. The oil giants thought they could scare us away … Continue reading

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What a Year that was (for Greenpeace and the Planet)

Most recent Email received from Greenpeace: ——– Hi Rick, 2013 was undisputably the year of the Arctic, and if you skip to the end of this email, you’ll find a link to a film that relives some of the highlights. … Continue reading

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Will Gazprom give the Russian Arctic an amnesty?

This news just in from Greenpeace: ———– Dear supporter, Prepare yourself for some great news: The Arctic 30 have been granted amnesty by the Russian parliament!! This means the legal action by Russia against the Arctic 30 can come to … Continue reading

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Please remind Shell that Lloyds think Arctic drilling is bad

Lloyds of London have warned that fossil fuel exploration of the Arctic will damage an important ecosystem. With that in mind, here is the latest email I have received from Greenpeace: Dear supporter, Any moment now, Gazprom will pump the … Continue reading

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