Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The UK government on Tuesday handed out dozens of new drilling licenses to energy companies looking to launch fracking operations in the country's rural areas, just days after officials imbued ministers with new powers to fast-track fossil fuel exploration against residents' wishes. The Oil and Gas Authority issued 27 new drilling licenses to 12...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Activists in Seattle protest against Shell's Arctic drilling plans. (Photo: Backbone Campaign/flickr/cc)
Placing the "fate of the Arctic" in the care of Big Oil, the Obama...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Just days after Royal Dutch Shell commenced drilling at the bottom of the...


Furious that Arctic-trashing Shell is using kid-friendly LEGO to clean up its image - reportedly selling 16 million Shell-branded toys worth $116 million - Greenpeace has begun a campaign aimed at pressuring LEGO to end the sketchy partnership. Protests at England's Legloland, and a darkly stunning new ad in which an idyllic Arctic, huskies and all, drowns in oil.