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Shorter Royal Dutch Shell: It’s society’s fault we’re drilling in the Arctic and we’re doing you all a service

From Inside Shell’s Extreme Plan to Drill for Oil in the Arctic. A global oil glut has tanked prices and cut profits—so why won’t Shell give up on the north? I hate how this WordPress style makes quoted text italicized, … Continue reading

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Not a pretty picture

Image above, and text quoted below, from this article on Grist: “Fossil fuel companies have been lying about climate change for more than 30 years” As early as 1977, the report’s authors note, “representatives of fossil fuel companies including BP, … Continue reading

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But is that a good fit for the niche?

One of the things people expect to happen as the global climate continues to warm is that species will die out in some areas (or entirely), but migrate into new areas, as warming makes it possible (or necessary) for them … Continue reading

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The ongoing saga of Shell’s attempts to drill for oil in the Arctic

So Shell is attempting to get drilling rigs up to the Arctic again, and they’re planning to use Seattle as home port. They tried to drill in 2012; the end of that story was their rig ended up grounded on … Continue reading

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