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The gloves are off. In recent days, a sustained attack on environmentalism has been mounted in the UK media. The Times, the Telegraph and the Financial Times have all run articles by influential journalists blaming the environment community for ...
It’s not what climate deniers want. It’s not what poor countries want. It’s not even what climate activists want.
But in the absence of the slightest chance a gridlocked U.S. Congress is ready to take action on planet-warming carbon ...
Only 35 percent of New York voters want to legalize marijuana for personal use, and 62 percent said they wouldn't use it even it were legal, a poll Friday found.The Quinnipiac University poll also found that opposition
to hydraulic ...
A new report released today from IATP takes an in-depth look at how tar sands have developed from an unconventional, inefficient energy source to the spotlight of the corporate agenda as conventional oil supplies dwindle. Tar Sands: How Trade ...
Activists have superglued themselves to the doors at the entrance of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) building in London, in a protest against fracking
The action was timed to coincide with a number of ...
Among the dozens of rivers that flow unfettered through the Canadian North, the Natla and the Keele may be the most picturesque and culturally important. They are especially significant to the Dene people of the Sahtu region, which straddles the ...
A group of local anti-fracking campaigners is set to be joined by up to 1,000 people this weekend as the nationwide protest against the controversial extraction process moves to Lancashire.
The group, which is mainly composed of mothers ...
Ongoing research suggests fracking
is taking place at much shallower depths than first thought. Authors say there is no evidence of water contamination, but more research needs to be done to assess the impact of activity at these ...
A poll taken by Public Policy Polling revealed this week that 65 percent of California residents oppose dumping fracking
waste in the ocean. The actions of fracking
companies in both the U.S. and England, the eagerness of many government bodies ...
A survey released on Tuesday by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has contradicted findings from a trade body earlier this week. The new poll found less than a quarter of Brits said they support shale gas extraction, a decline ...
Knockmore Road was a small potholed country road for as long as anyone can remember, but suddenly it was paved with two layers of tarmac. Heavy trucks are rolling in with police protection. Hydro-fracking for natural gas is coming to Ireland. ...
In early 2011, after years of study, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration moved to reduce the permissible levels of silica dust wafted into the air by industrial processes like fracking
, mining or cement manufacturing. The move came ...
to the government's plans to expanding fracking
across Britain was expressed by interest groups during an official consultation, whose results were released a day after ministers signalled a go-ahead for shale gas drilling ...
licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances", according to new rules issued by the government.
It said the regulations for the new bidding round for licences - the first in six years - are stricter ...
Ministers will give the go-ahead on Monday for a big expansion of fracking
across Britain that will allow drilling in national parks and other protected areas in "exceptional circumstances".
The government will invite firms to bid for ...
Ministers are this week expected to offer up vast swathes of Britain for fracking
in an attempt to lure energy companies to explore shale oil and gas reserves.
The Department for Energy and Climate Change is expected to launch the ...
The shuffling of lobby dollars that keeps fossil fuel-friendly policies on the books for the benefit of huge corporations and their legislative pals isn`t specific to the U.S.
A new report from Friends of the Earth Europe aims to expose ...
Germany plans to adopt regulation that will rule out shale fracking
for the foreseeable future.
The government wants to ban hydraulic fracturing in shale rocks and coal beds at depths less than 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) and prohibit all ...
in national parks should be permitted because the visual impact can be limited when the process is "done properly", the outgoing chairman of the Environment Agency has declared.
Chris Smith, who is due to step down from the post ...
Loveland voters rejected a proposed two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking
, Tuesday, according to unofficial election results.
In a press release, the City of Loveland said the measure to impose a two-year ...
A group of Kimberley traditional owners has agreed to allow oil and gas company Buru Energy to start fracking
on its land.
The decision is in stark contrast to the 1970s where a clash between the Noonkanbah community and a different oil ...
For years, Russian president Vladimir Putin has bitterly alleged a foreign conspiracy to undermine his rule. Western-funded private organizations, he has said, were fomenting protests and supporting his opponents. Now it turns out that Putin ...
“You have to wonder what they are smoking at Nato HQ”, retorted Greenpeace to charges by Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the secretary general of the treaty organisation, that Russia was “engaged actively” with environmental groups to stop fracking
History is often made by strong personalities wielding bold new political, economic or religious doctrines. Yet any serious effort to understand how and why societies change requires examination not just of leaders and ideas, but also of ...
Visitors to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science can stand beside an enormous rotating drill bit, take a virtual ride down a fracking
well and run their fingers along the smooth, dark surface of the Barnett Shale, the natural gas-rich rock that ...