You did it! Waitrose puts Shell relationship on ice

Posted by sara_a — 12 December 2012 at 1:34pm - Comments
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Today we received the great news that after only 12 days of our intensive campaign, Waitrose has announced it has put its partnership with Arctic oil drillers Shell on ice. 

10 reasons why investing in Arctic drilling is reckless – according to the world’s top risk assessors

Posted by sara_a — 19 April 2012 at 5:58pm - Comments
Cairn's tugs drag icebergs out the way of its Arctic oil drilling rig
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Cairn's tugs drag icebergs out the way of its Arctic oil drilling rig

Last week, Lloyd’s of London - the world’s leading insurer which sets the global standard for risk assessment - released a report warning investors not to rush in and invest in Arctic drilling. Looking at the industrial onslaught that is likely to hit the Arctic as the sea ice melts, the report covers the environmental impacts and financial risks of industrial fishing, shipping and mining. But it's most scathing on oil drilling, and in particular of the ability of oil companies to clean up after a major spill.

Cairn occupation is over, but the campaign goes on

Posted by bex — 18 July 2011 at 8:22pm - Comments

It's been a long day but, around 12 hours after our intrepid Polar bears occupied Cairn Energy's HQ, the last of them has now been removed by police. Around 20 people have been arrested in all, and most of them remain in custody here in Edinburgh.

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