Following the BP/Deepwater oil well explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, many commentators have tried to explain why it happened. Many blame greed and arrogance in BP’s executive offices. Others blame it on the Military-Oil-Government alliance that views free-flowing oil … Continue reading
Naomi Klein, the well-known Canadian journalist and social activist who is the author of books such as the highly acclaimed “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism“, recently held a TED Talk about our addiction to risks (see video … Continue reading
The Swedish right-wing government has won the yearly greenwash award in Sweden! The greenwash award is given to a company or a person who have done the best job to avoid real environmental action, and instead put effort into creating … Continue reading
In light of the ongoing offshore oil drilling disaster in the Gulf of Mexico Greenpeace is demanding that President Barack Obama cancels Arctic drilling plans and calls for an offshore moratorium. The Deepwater Horizon accident has resulted in eleven lives … Continue reading
Vattenfall, Europe’s third-largest energy company which is wholly owned by the Swedish Government, has been announced as the winner in the Climate Greenwash Award 2009 at a ceremony in Copenhagen. “Vattenfall, which won with 39% of the vote (about 2000 … Continue reading
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