Top Ten Reasons Shell's Plan to Drill In the Arctic Is BadToptenPizza This summer shell is planning to drill for oil in the Arctic. This will be disastrous, trust me, I have signed greenpeace.org's petition, and you should too.
Share this list with all your friends and maybe greenpeace will reach the 10 million signitures goal. The polar bears will thank you!
The Top Ten
Global warming is melting the arctic's ice glaciers, sea levels have risen. We need to fix this, not wreck havoc on the arctic for dumb oil. Can't we just use solar energy? Shell could start drilling in 7 days... - ToptenPizza
If an oil spill happens, the arctic is so remote and there are no cities within thousands of miles, it'll be almost impossible to get rescue equipment, and there is a 75% chance of oil spilling - ToptenPizza
There is a lot of oil in the Arctic, but there is also a lot of polar bears, penguins - ToptenPizza
The making of oil products cause co2, co, so2, nox, voc, and more harmful things. Plastic bags are killing the enviorment because they are going into the river, then the ocean, and then marine wildlife end up eating it or being suffocated in it because they are not reusable and that's what happens to it when they are thrown out. - ToptenPizza
The transition from non-renewable to renewable source of energy is not up to the pace where we can stop the use of oil altogether, but seeing oil is going to get finished regardless in near future, the pace should speed up a little. - Kiteretsunu
There are plenty of renuable sources of energy, such as windmills, biomass, water, and solar energy, that have no pollution after they are started up, yet we continue to use oil. Why? - ToptenPizza
Oil is nonrenuable. Eventually (40 years, to be exact) will run out. Oil isn't going to work forever, so we shouldn't rely on it, and destroy the enviorment in the process. - ToptenPizza
In the near future, we will have more electric cars. Plus, digging into an area that is already MELTING would make global warming look possible. - Pony
It will only bring the price down 50¢ a barrel, that is nothing. It will save us money, but a miniscule amount that it's not even worth it. - ToptenPizza
The arctic reflects sunlight, influences ocean currents, it insulates air, keeps methane at bay, supports native people, limits severe weather, and supports native wildlife. The arctic is now thinner and smaller, and will become worse if shell follows through with this. She doesn't care about the future of this planet, they care about the future of their bank accounts. - ToptenPizza