In one of his most controversial decisions so far, President Biden yesterday approved the Willow oil and gas mega-project on the Alaskan North Slope.
Haaland Suspends ANWR Drilling Leases Approved by Trump
On his last full day in office, in one of the last acts of his dying Administration, President Donald Trump approved a leasesale for oil and drilling in the iconic Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).
As yet another hurricane pummels Nicaragua, Trump rushes to sell off ANWR
Trump seems determined to try and push his rabid fossil fuel agenda through to his last day in office. Until the dying breath of his Presidency, he will do the bidding of Big Oil.
Hours after House rejects drilling, Trump makes “aggressive” move to open ANWR
The Trump Administration has signalled its “aggressive” intent to open up the entire coastal plain of the Arctic National Widlife Refuge, long seen as America’s last true wilderness and seen as its Crown Jewels or the America’s Serengeti.
As Shutdown Continues, Sneaky Trump Administration Promotes Oil & Gas
“Of all of the Trump administration’s conservation rollbacks, the drive to sell off one of America’s wildest places for dirty, high-risk oil-drilling ranks among the worst.”
After a Decades-Long Battle, Congress Votes to Open ANWR to Oil Drilling
Yesterday, the decades-old struggle over what is America’s last wilderness area, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), was reopened when Congress voted to open the Refuge to oil drilling.
Majority of US Public Against Drilling ANWR; Oil Experts Think Economics Are “Suspect”
A new survey has found that 70 percent of US voters oppose drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Despite the gleeful scenes late on Friday night by the Republican leadership, a mere 18% of Republican voters “strongly support” the policy.
Senate Tax Bill Fallout: “America as we knew it is very much on the edge”
The Republican assault on hard-working American families and the environment reached an unprecedented level late on Friday night
Trump’s Response to Climate-Related Disasters: Open America’s “Crown Jewels” to Oil Drilling
You would have thought that after being battered by two devastating hurricanes in recent weeks, which experts believe were fuelled by warmer seas caused by climate change, even the most die-hard climate denier would think again.
As Others Plot the Renewables Revolution, Trump Walks Backwards to Drill Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
As energy pioneers disrupt that market towards clean tech, Trump and his fossil fuel buddies cling to a by-gone age of fossil fuels. But we must not let them destroy America’s “crown jewels” in what could be one of the last destructive acts of the hydrocarbon age