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What Went Right? Why Shell Lost Its Bet in the Arctic


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What Went Right? Why Shell Lost Its Bet in the Arctic

Hannah McKinnon

Royal Dutch Shell announced this morning that it would be abandoning its exploration program in the U.S. offshore Arctic for the “foreseeable future” (see our response here).


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Don't kid yourself - it was #2 .... if the market price of oil goes up enough, they will be back - "people power" not withstanding .... the only way to guarantee it stops is to elect folks to office who are committed to legislation to do just that ...


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"But one thing is clear today, and that is that it is a great day for the climate and the Arctic and for the people across the continent and the world that have worked so hard to protect it."

On behalf of the whales, a great gasp of gratitude, too!


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