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Corrib pipeline battle: Shell to Sea national protest rally on Saturday 24 February 2007

After another ‘day of solidarity’ in Ballinaboy on Friday, the Shell to Sea campaign is holding a ‘National rally’ this coming Saturday 24th February in Dublin.

The march will assemble at the Garden of Rememberance, Parnell Square at 2pm and proceed down O’Connell St, around D’Olier St and back to the GPO where the it will be addressed by speakers from the Trade Union movement, the Rossport community and the Rossport solidarity camp.

The event will be chaired by a representative of Dublin Shell to Sea. read more

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The Times-Picayune (New Orleans): WARMING TO THE FUTURE

Many industries are starting now to get more environmentally friendly — before it’s the law

Sunday, February 18, 2007
By Pam Radtke Russell
Business writer

The debate over climate change is becoming as much about economics as the environment.
 
Companies such as Entergy Corp., BP plc. and Royal Dutch Shell are working to reduce or offset their greenhouse gas emissions, which are linked to climate change, saying it’s just good business.

“It’s not a trade-off to be an environmentally conscious company,” said Sarah Howell, a spokeswoman for BP. Both BP and Entergy lead their industries in calling for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions as well as reducing their own. read more

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The Independent (UK): The smart investors will be staying home this year

EXTRACT: As an example, he cites the two largest oil companies – BP and Shell – claiming that although their valuations look cheap, they do not reflect the changing nature of the oil market. Smith believes that with a growing proportion of oil demand coming from the eastern hemisphere, the likes of BP and Shell, which have most of their assets in the West, are poorly equipped to meet demand from the East. Furthermore, with growing cost bases, he says that these companies need to grow at a substantial rate to even stand still each year. read more

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New York Times: Fundamentally Unsound: Shell TransCanada Broadwater project

By TOM ANDERSEN
Op-Ed Contributor
Published: February 18, 2007
Pound Ridge, N.Y.

NO one is surprised when environmental groups object to big development projects. But when independent scientists, state agencies and even the federal government raise serious questions about a project, it’s time to stop and reconsider.

The project is the proposal by Broadwater Energy, a partnership of the Shell Oil Company and TransCanada Corporation, to build a huge, floating liquefied natural gas terminal in Long Island Sound. And the only conclusion one can come to after reading what scientists and government agencies say about the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s study of the environmental impact of the project is that it’s time to declare a do-over. read more

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