‘Tar Sands Oil Orgy’ blockades Canada House in London

Canada-EU Energy Summit disrupted as Canada’s aggressive lobbying threatens EU climate legislation Yesterday morning an ‘oil orgy’ performance-protest disrupted the Canada Europe Energy Summit, at Canada House, in London. The annual energy summit was hosted by Canadian High Commissioner Gordon Campbell and featured top officials from Shell, Total and Enbridge, along with Conservative Energy and… Continue Reading

Activists disrupt speeches by Canadian Minister and Shell Chairman

Anti-tar sands campaigners claim Canada and Shell are ‘strangling climate action’ Today at a high-level conference on climate change at Chatham House, London, two activists interrupted first Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister, then Shell’s UK Chairman Graham van’t Hoff, as they got up to make speeches. The conference attendees included EU Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard,… Continue Reading

Shell-shocked at AGM

At Shell’s AGM the company was hit with an unprecedented amount of criticism from all fronts, as investors, campaigners and activists grilled Shell over its reckless behaviour around the globe. Our press release is here. Below are some other write-ups of the day: Mainstream media: Shell defends pay and plans for Arctic- Financial Times Reposted… Continue Reading