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.

126-150 of 11375 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add a comment if you ...
11250 3.3 years ago 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....
11249 3.3 years ago gillian brown 1 san mateo, CA , US time is running out
11248 3.3 years ago Matthew McClure Petaluma, CA , US
11247 3.3 years ago william kuestner laramie, WY , US
11246 3.3 years ago Anonymous New Rochelle, NY , US I am very disappointed in the President's decision to allow Arctic drilling. This will lead to future spills and environmental disaster.
11245 3.3 years ago Linda Brebner Rochester, NY , US
11244 3.3 years ago Peter Harvey Fareham, ot , GB
11243 3.3 years ago peter leeftink zwolle, ot , NL
11242 3.3 years ago Angelo Jannuzzi Bronxville , NY , US
11241 3.3 years ago Jeremy Philipps East Grinstead, ot , GB
11240 3.3 years ago Doris Chorny Shawangunk, NY , US
11239 3.3 years ago Michael Powis Merrickville, CA , CA
11238 3.3 years ago Wilma E Ralls Marietta, GA , US If President Obama desires to have any meaningful legacy to take with him when he leaves the White House, THIS HAD BETTER BE IT! THERE IS no other means with which he will have any legacy at all. He...
11237 3.4 years ago Donald Bruestle Pueblo, CO , US The TRUTH will set us free.
11236 3.4 years ago lyn schwarz edmonton, AB , CA I am signing this petition to help stop a truly insane idea. Arctic drilling. Are the icecaps not melting fast enough for you?
11235 3.4 years ago Zlatan Celebic Prevessin, ot , GB
11233 3.4 years ago Kelly Roachelle Arlington, TN , US
11232 3.4 years ago Stephanie Miyashirocondol Berkeley, CA , US Ban drilling in arctic. "Oops!" in retrospect is so unfixable and costly.
11231 3.4 years ago Margaret S. Maurin Bryn Mawr, PA , US
11230 3.4 years ago sharon hogan san leandro, CA , US
11229 3.4 years ago Peter Dorney Mississauga, ON , CA
11228 3.4 years ago Mary Perra Oneida, NY , US
11227 3.4 years ago jacqueline gordon Mechelen, ot , BE Keep off the Arctic, don't even go there, it doesn't belong to Shell or any nation state - you have no moral right to drill there. People are sick (literally!) of fossil fuels and shale gas...
11226 3.4 years ago Mikael Learmonth Mechlen, ot , BE SHELL and all other companies/countries wanting to drill our Arctic. Stop! You know that accidents are part of the operation so don't you even start. BAN drilling in the ARCTIC. Bring back the 25 ye...
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