Greenpeace: talking out of a polar bear’s arse

by | Sep 23, 2013 | Articles, Spiked

A recent Greenpeace protest only demonstrated that environmentalism is not a mass movement.

Earlier this month, around 3,000 Greenpeace members and supporters marched from Parliament to Shell’s London offices to protest against what they claim is the oil giant’s designs on the Arctic. A giant, roaring polar bear puppet hauled by Greenpeace volunteers along the mile-long route led the procession. At the end of the march, a backdoor opened in the rear of the polar bear, named Aurora, to serve as a platform for the speakers. They proceeded to address the rain-soaked rally about the evils of drilling for oil and gas in one of the most bleak, infertile and unpopulated regions of the planet.

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