Shell to keep from drilling the Arctic one more year

Shell arctic drillingHere are good news, as according to Grist : ” The Arctic will be safe from drilling efforts by accident-prone Shell this year, and the oil company says it is reconsidering its very future in the region.”

” (…) The company announced on Thursday that it won’t pursue exploratory drilling in the Arctic this year, and its CEO told reporters that the company is “reviewing our options” in the Arctic.”

Let’s hope this will remain the case ad vitam aeternam. The last thing the Arctic needs as it is warming is oil spills, exploding offshore drilling platforms and the likes…

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