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27/7/2014
National Parks in England will be protected from fracking unless there are "exceptional circumstances", ministers announced today.The policy was unveiled as the latest bidding process for shale companies seeking licences to explore for ...   
27/7/2014
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 ...   
24/7/2014
Drought has moved to the top of the list in the latest survey of Californians` environmental worries. In a statewide poll conducted during the second week of July, more than a third of respondents (35 percent) cited water supply and ...   
17/7/2014
A failed compromise on local fracking bans in Colorado this week makes the oil-and-gas-rich state the latest flashpoint in a nationwide fight over the controversial drilling process. Environmental concerns have driven activists to pursue ...   
16/7/2014
Two dozen protestors were arrested Monday morning in Washington D.C. in a demonstration against proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals in the U.S., according to environmental groups reporting from the scene. Maryland’s ...   
12/7/2014
MOUNTAIN LAUREL, tufted with pink blooms each spring, and leathery emerald rhododendron line the Tucquan Glen, a steep hollow in southern Lancaster County, Pa. The Tucquan Creek, home to towering tulip poplar and oak trees and the occasional red ...   
11/7/2014
When the New York State Court of Appeals ruled last week that municipalities have the right to use their zoning codes to ban fracking, my reaction was one of intense relief and celebration. But I immediately became concerned that the pro-fracking ...   
10/7/2014
Earlier this week, the Heartland Institute convened its Ninth International Climate Change Conference in Las Vegas. A nonprofit, free-market think tank in Chicago with a $6 million annual budget, Heartland has been hosting conferences since 2008 ...   
10/7/2014
Indigenous shale gas could provide more than a third of the UK’s gas supplies in 2035. If the UK fails to invest in gas production it will depend on imports for 90% of its supplies. These were among the conclusions of National Grid’s ...   
9/7/2014
The European Union is pressing the United States to lift its longstanding ban on crude oil exports through a sweeping trade and investment deal, according to a secret document from the negotiations obtained by The Washington Post. It's ...   
3/7/2014
Within the past six weeks, former Republican Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson and 16 former generals and admirals have issued stern warnings about the serious economic and national security risks America faces by failing to address climate ...   
20/6/2014
In the heavily fracked Keystone State, the economic interests of frackers trump the health concerns of residents. That much is abundantly clear in the wake of an extraordinary story by StateImpact Pennsylvania, which interviewed two ...   
19/6/2014
Pennsylvania already has a fracking problem groups struggle to inspire politicians to address. Now, a Princeton University study shows that hundreds of thousands of abandoned oil wells are adding to the state`s pollution. CO2, Methane, ...   
19/6/2014
After a decade in which coal has been grabbing an ever-larger share of the world’s energy supply, could coal’s boom be about to turn to bust? Both the United States and China are planning to curb coal, and analysts say the repercussions for the ...   
16/6/2014
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 ...   
15/6/2014
Texas' oil and gas regulator has instituted a blanket policy barring staff from doing media interviews, raising questions about transparency just as the state grapples with the intricacies of one of the largest energy booms in ...   
13/6/2014
Environmentalists have bitterly condemned a new EU research fund which invites shale gas firms to apply for EUR113m (£90m) of subsidies, under a programme designed to encourage ‘competitive low carbon energy’. The Horizon 2020 research ...   
11/6/2014
President Obama is trying to lay the groundwork for a new international climate change agreement. Meanwhile, his counterpart Down Under, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, is trying to pull the rug out from under him. One widely ...   
10/6/2014
Analysts say energy disputes between the Ukraine and Russia could lead to a “fracking to the rescue” mentality in Europe, and based on a recent announcement from Germany, they could be right. For two years Germany has had a moratorium on ...   
10/6/2014
In talking about how to eliminate carbon emissions, I`ve written about three general methods: Ask for change. Encourage change. Force change. We`re well beyond asking, so encouragement seems the next step. ...   
8/6/2014
OVER THE past decade, a U.S. energy boom has cut oil and natural gas imports, revitalized manufacturing and enriched rural communities. But will the massive increase in oil and natural gas production mar the environment? We believe that ...   
8/6/2014
The Obama administration has proposed new rules intended to limit carbon emissions from electrical power plants. The rules are objectionable to virtually all Republicans as they extend federal environmental regulation, at least ...   
7/6/2014
Environmental campaigners spend too much time targeting global conferences on the issue of "melting ice caps" and not enough on encouraging people to become activists in their own neighbourhood, a report will claim tomorrow. The Fabian ...   
7/6/2014
WITH a metallic gasp, the chute opens its metal jaws and deposits precisely 230,000 pounds of coal into the railway car. The pour is carefully calibrated to create an aerodynamically efficient heap; sealant is sprayed evenly across the coal’s ...   
2/6/2014
The new rules announced Monday to limit carbon emissions from U.S. power plants represent President Barack Obama's boldest effort yet to counter climate change, guidelines that supporters and critics alike cast as a turning point in U.S. ...   

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