Greenpeace Climbs Decommissioned North Sea Platform

By Ron Bousso LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists boarded two Royal Dutch Shell oil platforms in the British North Sea on Monday in protest against plans to leave parts of the giant structures in place after production shuts down. Pictures provided by Greenpeace show two people in yellow hats scaling one of giant two large, rusty structures and unfurling a banner … [Read more...]

Greenpeace Activists Arrested for Blocking Houston Ship Channel

By Simon Casey and Barbara Powell (Bloomberg) --More than a dozen Greenpeace activists were arrested Thursday after partially shutting the Houston Ship Channel by suspending themselves from a bridge spanning the key oil route in protest against the fossil fuel industry. The section of the channel between Baytown and Spilmans Island was closed, according to the Coast Guard’s … [Read more...]

Greepeace Protesters Block Upper Houston Ship Channel

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 22 Greenpeace USA protesters suspended themselves by cables over the key oil export waterway. The closure of one portion of the channel, which stretches 53 miles (85 km) from its entrance in the Gulf of Mexico … [Read more...]

Greenpeace Appeals After Losing Norwegian Arctic Drilling Lawsuit

By Alister Doyle and Terje Solsvik OSLO, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Environmental groups launched an appeal on Monday after an Oslo court rejected their arguments that Norway's oil and gas exploration in the Arctic violates citizens' right to a clean environment. Greenpeace and Nature and Youth disputed the Oslo District Court's verdict last month, particularly that Norway could … [Read more...]

Norway Environmental Lawsuit Says Arctic Oil Plan Violates Constitution

By Gwladys Fouche OSLO, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Norway's plan for Arctic oil exploration is unconstitutional because it violates the right to a healthy environment, a lawyer for Greenpeace and the Nature and Youth environmental group told an Oslo court on Tuesday. The case is the first of its kind in Norway and says a 2015 oil licensing round in the Arctic that gave awards … [Read more...]