Norway Sued Over Violation Of Paris Climate Agreement

NGOs Nature & Youth and Greenpeace Nordic have launched an unprecedented lawsuit against the Norwegian government over its decision to expand oil drilling in the Arctic waters of the Barents Sea.

Two Walrus surface in front of the Arctic Sunrise, outside of a Walrus colony/ haul out which is on the west side of Kvitøya, Svalbard archipelago.

The Paris Agreement is being put to the test. NGOs Nature & Youth and Greenpeace Nordic have launched an unprecedented lawsuit against the Norwegian government over its decision to expand oil drilling in the Arctic waters of the Barents Sea. Earlier this year, for the first time in more than two decades, Norway offered up vast new areas

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Protesters Forcibly Removed By Police As Arctic Drilling Ship Escapes Blockade

After blocking vessel for nearly two days, activists said to be ‘tired and hot, but filled with gratitude’.

The Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica heads up the Willamette River under protesters hanging from the St. Johns Bridge on its' way to Alaska in Portland, Ore., Thursday, July 30, 2015.

Ending a nearly two-day standoff, Greenpeace activists who had successfully blocked passage of a Shell Oil drilling vessel were dramatically removed from their positions on the St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon on Thurdsay evening as a special team of law enforcement officers cut them away to allow passage of the ship. As the local KOIN

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Koch, Exxon And Other Big Oil Spend $141 Million Lobbying Washington For More War

Fossil fuel lobbyists are also fighting to put new restrictions on clean energy alternatives such as solar and wind power.

In this April 25, 2012 photo, Nexen chief executive Kevin Reinhart addresses the company's annual meeting in Calgary, Alberta. Oil and gas producer Nexen Inc. has agreed to be acquired by China National Offshore Oil Company for US$15.1 billion cash. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

MINNEAPOLIS --- As of April, the oil and gas industry had already spent over $34 million to influence American politics this year. Fossil fuel companies are one of the top sources of funding for Washington lobbying firms, and their deep pockets allow them to far outspend those who seek to protect the environment and the earth’s resources from

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Chorus Of Outrage As Obama Administration Approves Arctic Drilling For Shell Oil

Department of the Interior ignoring its own report on threat to climate, say environmental groups.

The conical drilling unit Kulluk sits grounded near a beach 40 miles southwest of Kodiak City, Alaska, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Painter) Environmental activists expressed shock and outrage on Tuesday after the U.S. Department of the Interior upheld a 2008 lease sale on the Arctic's

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‘No Arctic Oil’ Activists Arrested After Swarming Oil Tanker

Russian tanker trying to land in Dutch port is blocked by Greenpeace which says oil its carrying is “first sign of a reckless new push to exploit the Arctic.”

According to early reports, at least 30 members of the Greenpeace team have been arrested by Dutch officials. Supported by the group's flagship the Rainbow Warrior III, a fleet of inflatable rafts, and a paraglider circling above, the international team of environmentalists—who say protecting the Arctic from drilling is vital in protecting the

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Police Break Greenpeace Blockade On Russian Tanker

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch police stormed a Greenpeace ship Thursday and ended environmentalists’ attempts to block a Russian tanker carrying oil from the Arctic Ocean from mooring at Rotterdam Port. In all, 31 activists were detained. Before the Mikhail Ulyanov was able to dock safely, activists painted t “No Arctic Oil” in white letters on […]

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch police stormed a Greenpeace ship Thursday and ended environmentalists' attempts to block a Russian tanker carrying oil from the Arctic Ocean from mooring at Rotterdam Port. In all, 31 activists were detained. Before the Mikhail Ulyanov was able to dock safely, activists painted t "No Arctic Oil" in white letters on its

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