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Date Posted: 09:11:56 01/21/14 Tue
Author: Joe Rizoli (Show me the money)
Author Host/IP: 146.115.156.139
Subject: Global warning and the oil companies

Oil companies And global warming

Climate change vs "show me the money for the oil companies"

http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/01/20/washington-and-the-oil-industry-know-the-truth-about-climate-change/

Ok, the ice sheets are melting so what does the oil industry want to do?

"Meanwhile, as the Navy plans for an expanded role in the far north [1], oil companies, from ExxonMobil to ARCO, Chevron, Shell, BP, Norway’s Statoil and Russia’s Gazprom, are gearing up to begin drilling for oil and gas in parts of the Arctic Ocean that are already becoming free of ice in summer months, knowing that even in winter, the returned ice sheet will be manageably thin in coming years. (They are also covetously looking to drill in the soon to be ice-free parts of Greenland, and and are even contemplating the prospect of being able to drill for oil in a warmer Antarctica–as though an ice-less or much less ice-bound Antarctica would be a good thing!))"

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