Blog: Climate

SANE BP - shareholders taking action

Posted by bex — 25 January 2000 at 9:00am - Comments
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SANE BP is an umbrella group for BP investors who are concerned about climate change, and currently includes Greenpeace, the US Public Research Interest Group and many individual socially responsible investors. SANE BP offers intelligence, advice and encouragement to BP shareholders, large and small, who share our aim to move the company away from damaging oil exploration, and towards renewable energy.

"Not tonight, I've got a headache" threat to endangered species?

Posted by admin — 11 October 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

No New Oil

"Never trust a Government Minister" advises Government lawyer

Posted by admin — 11 October 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

This afternoon the Government confirmed what we always thought to be true that you can't trust what a Minister says. About five years ago a Minister stated that the Habitats Directive would be applied up to 200 miles offshore in order to protect all whales and dolphins. And despite the fact that this was said in a written statement to Parliament, the Government QC claimed that he got it all wrong and that Greenpeace couldn't rely on what he said.

Government concedes current regulations not sufficient to match Habitats Directive

Posted by admin — 11 October 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

St. Kilda - under threat from oil exploration

Government's argument 'an abuse of the legal process'

Posted by admin — 11 October 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

St. Kilda - under threat from oil exploration

UK Government offers no evidence to contest geographical scope of Habitats Directive

Posted by admin — 11 October 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

Help stop dangerous climate change

Greenpeace dives St Kilda

Posted by admin — 5 October 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

St. Kilda - under threat from oil exploration

St Kilda is in the same league as the Great Barrier Reef by being designated a Natural World Heritage Site. It is recognised as being globally important for seabird populations. But little is known about what lives there under the sea. Greenpeace divers conducted the first ever underwater survey of the northern edges of the islands that are most at risk from Government licensed oil exploration.

The Atlantic Frontier Highcourt Evidence

Posted by admin — 28 September 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

Atlantic Frontier threatened by oil exploration

In a High Court hearing in London, beginning on the 11th October, Greenpeace is challenging the UK Government's failure to conserve whales, dolphins and coral reefs under the EC Habitats Directive. If Greenpeace is successful all future oil licensing in the Atlantic Frontier will be illegal until the Directive is applied.

New oil exploration sites in the Atlantic Frontier

Posted by bex — 18 September 1999 at 8:00am - Comments

New oil exploration sites in the Atlantic FrontierSt. Kilda's precipitous cliffs, crystal clear water and massive seabird colonies have continued to attract generations of divers, sailors and nature-lovers to its shores. It ranks alongside the Taj Mahal, the Grand Canyon and the Great Barrier Reef as a World Heritage Site.

The islands once again find themselves on the edge of a change at least as big as that of the loss of its people. The industrial world is finally encroaching on the wild seas around St Kilda - oil companies are being offered thousands of square miles of the sea-bed of Britain's Atlantic Frontier including areas only 25 miles from St Kilda. In July 1999 the UK Government gave the green light for an oil rig to start drilling west of the Outer Hebrides, just 75 miles from St Kilda.

The IUCN, nature conservation advisors to the UN, have concluded that St Kilda is at high risk from oil developments.

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