(This article originally appeared in The Hill.) Last week, the Interior Department greenlighted Shell’s risky and dangerous plans to drill in America’s Arctic Ocean. The old saying is that hindsight is 20/20. So why isn’t the Obama administration pulling the plug on Shell’s reckless plans for the Arctic?
(This article originally appeared in The Guardian.) America’s Arctic Ocean belongs to all of us. The Beaufort and Chukchi Seas provide habitat for countless species of wildlife. This is one of the most unique marine ecosystems in the world, home to the entire population of US polar bears. Many of America’s most beloved marine creatures […]
From the Arctic plains to the old-growth forests of the coastal southeast, Alaska’s vast landscapes encompass much of America’s last remaining wilderness, with much of it accessible only by air.
As most of you probably remember, this January, behind closed doors, the Port of Seattle agreed to let Shell Oil use Seattle as home base for its Arctic drilling operations – despite Shell’s terrible safety record, the risk of a major Arctic oil spill, and devastating impact it would have on our climate.