Under heavy fire from Republicans and oil state Democrats, the Obama Administration has sped up offshore oil production, granting six new deepwater permits in a little over a month. Many … Read more
As the chants of “Drill, baby, drill!” get louder and louder and politicians thunder from their pulpits about putting oil rigs back in action, let’s not forget what it all … Read more
Since replacing Tony Hayward (he of yachting fame and foot-in-mouth syndrome) as BP’s chief executive, Bob Dudley has mostly stayed out of the limelight. But Dudley stirred up memories of … Read more
Former BP CEO Tony Hayward is back in the news – and once again, he’s putting critical wildlife habitat at risk. Read more
The National Wildlife Federation is one of several conservation organizations sponsoring this new ad: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nqvj3rI6ajI&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Tell Interior Secretary Ken Salazar: No more oil spills, especially in critical polar bear habitat. Read more
In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule video, lessons we didn’t learn from the Exxon Valdez, NWF’s call to revoke newly-issued deep water drilling permits & BP’s donation to one of its most prominent defenders.
The iconic polar bear already faces many threats- from melting sea ice, shrinking food supply, and climate change. The polar bear was even listed as a threatened species is 2008. … Read more
The oil spill forecast is now looking like some of the worst-case scenarios we’ve been hearing. Read more
Two major reminders about how urgent it is for America to break its addiction to oil.