Arctic Drilling Is Insane

Al Gore just said that President Obama's arctic drilling plan is "insane."

With Shell about to start drilling, Gore called for a ban on all oil and gas activity in the polar region, saying:

"I think the Deepwater Horizon spill was warning enough. The conditions are so hostile to human activity there. I think it’s a mistake to drill for oil in the Arctic. I think that ought to be banned."

If you agree, sign this petition to Obama and the EPA:

Arctic drilling is a terrible idea. Don't do it. Negotiate a global ban on drilling in the Arctic instead.


101-125 of 11374 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add a comment if you ...
11274 2.3 years ago Joanne Bruno Washington, PA , US
11273 2.3 years ago Linda Gertig Bellevue, NE , US
11272 2.3 years ago Haley null Fort Wayne, IN , US
11271 2.3 years ago Anna Medrano New York, NY , US
11270 2.3 years ago Ruth Kay Souder Red Hill, PA , US
11269 2.3 years ago Cecile Adams Muskego, WI , US
11268 2.3 years ago Marjorie Ando SEATTLE, WA , US We should be the Stewards of our precious resources and land.
11267 2.3 years ago Nan Singh-Bowman Ben Lomond, CA , US No, no and no. What is not coming through with that word?? There's too much at stake ecologically. We've been through this before. NO!
11266 2.3 years ago lewis robinson forkston twp, PA , US
11265 2.3 years ago Michael Gambale San Francisco, CA , US The Arctic is no place to be drilling for oil. We must move toward renewable energy, and that means phasing out coal and nuclear also.
11264 2.3 years ago Alice Sudano Trevose, PA , US The Arctic must remain off limits to drilling!
11263 2.3 years ago michael bordenave fresno, CA , US
11262 2.3 years ago Lisa Dollar San Francisco, CA , US
11261 2.3 years ago James Leritz San Francisco, CA , US
11260 2.3 years ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot , NL
11259 2.3 years ago Anonymous Itoigawa, ot , US
11258 2.3 years ago Lynn Abbott Green Bay, WI , US
11257 2.3 years ago Anonymous rotterdam, ot , NL Evev an idiot as I can see it's stupid. Are you stupid? I don't think so. So what are your goals?
11256 2.3 years ago Claudia de la Rosa-Fuller Baton Rouge, LA , US
11255 2.3 years ago Anonymous Chicago , IL , US
11254 2.3 years ago Anonymous Goodlettsville, TN , US Are we going to risk destroying every part of the earth in the name of profit and progress? God help us all
11253 2.3 years ago marcelo villar Juana Díaz, PR , US
11252 2.3 years ago Hugo Nemes Seraing, BC , BE
11251 2.3 years ago Joe Cook Norfolk, VA , US
11250 2.3 years ago M Adaline Jyurovat Boulder, CO , US There is NO set of facts, figures, or the actual history of criminal activity by oil companies that will influence the decisions of our corporate-anointed-politicians and their corporate appointees....
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