Greenpeace: Obama must shelve Arctic drilling plans, call for offshore moratorium

Green Blog

In light of the ongoing offshore oil drilling disaster in the Gulf of Mexico Greenpeace is demanding that President Barack Obama cancels Arctic drilling plans and calls for an offshore moratorium. BP Deepwater Disaster and Gulf Oil Spill (Greenpeace).

Qatar Eco-Summit Spotlights Environmental Safety

Green Prophet

Particular focus will be on environmentally and socially sustainable deployment of oil and gas processes. The conference will spotlight the latest developments and technological solutions essential to ensure effective and sustainable environmental practices in the energy sector.

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BP Should Pay Maximum Civil Damages for Deepwater Horizon.

Sierra Club Compass

Ground-Breaking Solar Agreement Between LA and Nevada Tribe » BP Should Pay Maximum Civil Damages for Deepwater Horizon Disaster. This was the worst environmental disaster in our nation’s history, resulting in the loss of 11 lives and the release of 200 million gallons of oil and 1.8

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Are consumers responsible for the BP oil disaster?

Green Blog

green activist Dave Chameides, is typical: “The bottom line is, no matter who did their work poorly, or who shirked their responsibilities, at the end of the day, we are the ones who are responsible for the disaster at hand.

Gulf Oil Spills Onto Political Shores

Green Blog

In the wake of such an enormous disaster that is the Gulf Oil spill, an unspeakable crime against living ecosystems, political leaders are getting a jostle. On the less ridiculous side, two moderate Republican governors took back their support for offshore drilling.

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A triumph of the notion of passive use values (and jobs in the Atlantic?)

Environmental Economics

The Obama administration moved Tuesday to open up a vast stretch of East Coast waters to oil and gas drilling, a decision that could have a profound impact on the economic and environmental future of states from Virginia to Georgia. Why else would the government try to stop mining in Alaska?

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Mysterious mass fish die-off in Tunisia sparks world-ending debate (video)

Green Prophet

There are also talks on the connection between increasing covert hydraulic fracturing activities offshore between the touristic islands of Djerba and Kerkhennah and the concomitant increase in dead fish found along the coast.

What Are the 4 Main Types of Non-Renewable Energy?

Greentumble

However, coal extraction and combustion are both environmentally hazardous processes which carry with them a number of health concerns. When the so-called drill rigs are set up, either onshore or offshore, oil can be extracted 24/7 for several decades.

Jill Stein, Presidential nominee of the Green Party, answered questions on Reddit

Green Blog

In fact, what we’ve gotten is expanding war and empire, an unraveling economy, attacks on our civil liberties, offshoring of our jobs, declining wages, massive Wall Street bail outs, and the melt down of the climate. All forms of energy production, even green energy, have the potential for environmental damage in the case of natural disaster and technology “mismanagement” such as improper mining procedures when obtaining the materials for photovoltaic cells.

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