Protest Greenpeace ‘Save the Arctic’ with LEGO For the last few years Shell has been using LEGOs brand to clean up its image as an Arctic oil driller. 16 million Shell branded LEGO sets have been sold or given away at petrol stations in 26 countries.
Shell has surprised the world, ceasing the oil exploration in the Chukchi Sea above Alaska.
The decision was announced last Monday at 7 am: the last day of the exploration permit in the Arctic.
The decision has been made by 3 arguments:
very disappointing results of exploratory drilling
low oil prices
‘uncertainties’ from future governments and lawmakers
The last two sound the most convincing. The first argument ain’t. What’s going on?
governments need to manage the dismantling of the fossil fuel industry which protects it’s ‘old industry’ with major lobby activities
100% renewable energy in 2050? Is that possible? Don’t we need just a little bit of fossils and nuclear power to keep the world spinning?
Greenpeace International, in collaboration with the German Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics, Systems Analysis & Technology Assessment concludes in their research that it is possible. According to the report, this is what we need to do: Read More