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29/5/2015
When I first learned of Naomi Klein's new book, "This Changes Everything, Capitalism vs. the Climate," I thought the title was pretentious. I knew she was a talented writer from previous works and was pleased she was taking on the ...   
20/5/2015
Last week the mayor of London rejected the London Assembly’s call for City Hall and the £4.8bn London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) to divest from fossil fuels. In the Guardian on Friday, Matthew Pencharz, the Mayor’s senior advisor on ...   
20/5/2015
Thousands of gallons of black smelly crude oil that spilled from a broken pipeline Tuesday in the California coastal county of Santa Barbara has fouled popular beaches and spread across nine miles of ocean. Reported by a passerby early ...   
19/5/2015
Yesterday Texas Gov. Abbott signed HB 40 into law. Written by former ExxonMobil lawyer Shannon Ratliff, the statute forces every Texas municipality wanting common sense limits on oil and gas development to demonstrate its rules are “commercially ...   
15/5/2015
New York state officials yesterday finally unveiled the controversial environmental study that led to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's (D) decision to ban hydraulic fracturing in the Empire State. The final environmental impact statement, in the ...   
15/5/2015
The strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of shale gas development has to be completed in two years – before exploration for the energy source begins in earnest, assessment leader Professor Bob Scholes said this week. The government`s ...   
15/5/2015
New York issued its long-awaited environmental assessment of fracking Wednesday detailing a wide range of health and climate concerns that underpinned Governor Andrew Cuomo's decision last December to impose a statewide ban on the ...   
15/5/2015
The California Department of Conservation failed to meet an April 30 deadline for making public a broad range of information regarding the source, volume and disposal of water used in oil and gas production. The agency said the law ...   
14/5/2015
New York is 2,000 pages closer to becoming the first fossil fuels-rich state in the U.S. to ban fracking indefinitely because of the climate-changing methane it could emit and the earthquakes, air pollution and water contamination it could ...   
13/5/2015
People living or working near active natural gas wells may be exposed to certain pollutants at higher levels than the Environmental Protection Agency considers safe for lifetime exposure, according to scientists from Oregon State University and ...   
9/5/2015
In the wake of the drought, many orchards now dead wood• Open-field burning may increase as biomass plants close• AB 590 would keep biomass plants going with millions of state dollars———In drought-wounded Terra ...   
6/5/2015
Lawmakers in Texas and energy producing states across the nation are rushing to stop local communities from imposing limits on oil and gas drilling despite growing public concern about the health and environmental toll of such activities in urban ...   
5/5/2015
The so-called Denton fracking bill is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk. The Senate on Monday approved House Bill 40, which would pre-empt local efforts to regulate a wide variety of oil and gas activities and has stirred concerns in ...   
1/5/2015
Air pollution from hydraulic fracturing operations can likely travel hundreds of miles, even into states with little or no fracking, a new study has found. The study, published in the journal Atmospheric Environment, looked at hourly ...   
20/4/2015
In honor of Earth Day this Wednesday, President Obama’s weekly Saturday morning address to the nation was titled “Climate Change Can No Longer Be Ignored.”He opened with an oblique dig at Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe, head of the Senate ...   
16/4/2015
Two films concerned with water and environmental activism arrive in New York this week. “Groundswell Rising”, which premieres at the Maysles Theater in Harlem today, is about the struggle to safeguard lakes and rivers from fracking while ...   
16/4/2015
Controversial bills that would create a regulatory framework for fracking in Florida passed committee hurdles on Tuesday over the objections of environmental groups and concerned citizens. Members of the House State Affairs Committee ...   
14/4/2015
Hillary Clinton announced Sunday that she will run for president in 2016, and environmental groups are welcoming her to the race with the first of what could be many Keystone XL protests. The controversial pipeline has become a litmus ...   
14/4/2015
The wheels begin to turn in earnest next week on efforts to bring a ban on hydraulic fracturing before Michigan voters in 2016. When Michigan's Board of State Canvassers meets Tuesday, the four-member panel will review forms for the ...   
14/4/2015
With the continual worsening of California’s drought, an odd argument -- in some ways as much meme as argument -- has arisen. It’s the notion that in the context of the drought, it’s important to cut back on the water used in industrial hydraulic ...   
11/4/2015
On Sunday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce her decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. While the crowded Republican field has led to questions of how to fit all serious candidates on a debate stage, ...   
11/4/2015
It’s strange to remember how bitterly divisive the 2008 Democratic presidential primary battle was. Hillary Clinton’s and Barack Obama’s platforms and ideological positioning were awfully similar. And on the chief difference between them - ...   
9/4/2015
Billionaire Michael Bloomberg is donating $30 million to bolster the Sierra Club’s 13-year-old campaign to end America’s reliance on coal, one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gases. The grant will bring the former New York City mayor's ...   
9/4/2015
Researchers in Pennsylvania have discovered that the prevalence of radon, a radioactive and carcinogenic gas, in people’s homes and commercial buildings that are nearer to fracking sites has increased dramatically in the state since the ...   
30/3/2015
A recent study of satellite data showing a hotspot of potent heat-trapping methane pollution over the Four Corners region makes it clear that we`re digging an ever-deeper global warming hole by fracking every last corner of the ...   

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