Posted by Robin Oakley — 9 October 2015 at 3:21pm
You’re probably reading this blog because you have some questions raised by the film Cowspiracy. I’d like to address these directly - and tell you a little about our work on animal agriculture around the world.
Shell just announced it’s giving up on drilling for oil in the Alaskan Arctic. This is a huge victory for millions of people all around the world who opposed the oil giant’s controversial plans, which put not only the fragile Arctic ecosystem at risk, but the planet as a whole.
Fracking firm Third Energy wants to frack for shale gas in Ryedale, North Yorkshire. But before they can go ahead they've got to obtain planning permission -- and right now North Yorkshire County Council is running a consultation on its website, inviting Yorkshire residents to email in with their views.
Posted by Claire Donner — 3 September 2015 at 10:01am
Yesterday, 64 activists, Emma Thompson and First Nations activists and artist Audrey Siegl were outside Shell's London HQ with Aurora, the giant polar bear puppet, to protest Shell's Artcic oil drilling. You can find out more at www.savethearctic.org/ArcticRoar.
Posted by Richard Casson — 25 August 2015 at 6:51pm
Have you ever wanted to show your opposition to fracking by putting up a poster in your window at home? Or need some tips on explaining the risks of fracking to a friend? The resources on this page will help you get started. Click the links below to download each one, or you can share other useful links in the comments section below.
On a quiet Tuesday morning in August, as Shell's Goliath-like London headquarters was waking up and getting ready for another day of climate heisting and destructive oil drilling, the building and the workers in it were startled by a strange yet haunting sound, more familiar to the Scottish highlands than downtown London.
Greenpeace think that energy policy the world over should be
localised and democratised. Not only is it more efficient to generate power
near where it’s going to be used, but giving communities some control over
their power supply has numerous other advantages, many of which are being
smugly illustrated on a daily basis by Germany.
In September 2014, a group of greenpeace activists and volunteers stopped a coal train in Cottom, Nottingham. Here, James Cracknell explains why increasing concern about climate change drove him to take direct action.