Today, on the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez spill, Greenpeace climbers scaled an ExxonMobil rig in Norway set to drill in the Russian Arctic. The activists are calling for a ban on offshore oil drilling in the Arctic and for renewed efforts to fight climate change according to a press release by Greenpeace.
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|By: David Dayen Monday July 25, 2011 10:50 am|
Anders Behring Breivik, the man who orchestrated the horrific attacks in Norway on Friday, appeared in court for the first time today, and claimed that he has “two more cells” working in concert with him. Mr Breivik had earlier said he had acted alone. Prosecutor Christian Hatlo said police could not rule out that someone [...]
|By: David Dayen Saturday July 23, 2011 11:05 am|
The only response to the two attacks in Norway yesterday is total horror. In the latest update, at least 91 people are dead from a bomb at a suite of government buildings and a gun attack at a Labour Party youth camp on Utoya Island. The suspect, Anders Behring Breivik, was a right-wing nationalist and [...]
|By: David Dayen Friday July 22, 2011 8:15 am|
Early details are as always sketchy, but a series of car bombs in Oslo, Norway near government buildings have injured at least eight people. I’d expect the number to rise. The Prime Minister’s office was hit, but Norwegian PM Jens Stoltenberg is safe, according to Reuters. There are some spectacular photographs of the aftermath, and [...]