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A group of scientists and other academics investigating the environmental, climate change and social impacts of oil and gas
development, particularly hydraulic fracturing, are calling for both state and federal governments and the oil and gas
Jerry Skinner stands in his garden, looking into the distance at the edge of a forested mountain. Amid the lush shades of green, a muddy brown strip of earth stands out. It's the telltale sign of a buried pipeline."The pipelines are all ...
The broad high prairie of eastern Wyoming and southern Montana was once the bottom of a shallow sea, a rich subtropical swampland for millions of years. Layers of plants began forming peat beds 60 million years ago, later to be buried and ...
Large parts of Botswana`s Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) – home to Africa`s last hunting Bushmen – have been opened up to international companies for the controversial practice of 'fracking`, according to an investigation for the ...
In energy-friendly Wyoming, oil and gas
companies are getting a clear message: Drill, baby, drill — but carefully.Last week, state regulators approved one of the nation’s strongest requirements for testing water wells near drilling
A serious oil spill in the Arctic is a "dead cert" if drilling
goes ahead, with potentially devastating consequences for the pristine region, according to a leading marine scientist who played a key role in analysis of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil ...
Botswana has been accused of sacrificing the Kalahari, one of the world's most precious wildlife reserves, to commercial fracking while ignoring the concerns of environmentalists and communities who could lose access to scarce ...
A pro-drilling landowners group says it will sue Gov. Andrew Cuomo, claiming he has arbitrarily delayed a decision on hydraulic fracturing for no “valid, rational or legally defensible reason.”
In a newsletter sent to its members ...
Hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, and other drilling
practices have unlocked previously inaccessible reserves of oil and gas
across the U.S. and the world. However, some of the debate over fracking is distorting public understanding ...
Voters in three Colorado cities and one in Ohio on Tuesday passed ballot measures banning or temporarily halting fracking within their borders.
But in the Denver suburb of Broomfield-a location viewed as an active prospect for ...
Three Colorado cities have rejected oil and gas
production work that relies on so-called fracking, unofficial election returns showed on Wednesday in a setback for an industry that won other battles this year in Democratic strongholds like ...
In December 2012, a pink-haired complex systems researcher named Brad Werner made his way through the throng of 24,000 earth and space scientists at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, held annually in San Francisco. This year's ...
It's Friday night in the "energy capital of the nation,' a sprawled-out strip mall in Campbell County, Wyoming, called Gillette. In a bar on Highway 59, the liquor bottles are backlit in neon green, and a bartender covered in glitter slings ...
Stretching across the heart of South Africa, the Karoo has stirred emotions for centuries, a stunning semi-desert wilderness that draws artists, hunters and the toughest of farmers.
It is now rousing less romantic passions.
The outcome of the Nov. 5 election on a proposed five-year moratorium on fracking in Fort Collins is not likely to put the issue to rest.
If voters approve Issue 2A, the city could be sued by representatives of the oil and gas
This town in the Finger Lakes region is not the kind of place where one would expect a grass-roots uprising. Even its promotional brochure makes it sound sleepy, listing the main attractions as “a few large dairy farms, some crop farms and ...
A Lancashire dairy farmer has joined forces with Greenpeace to launch a challenge to fracking in England.
The environmental charity is working with people in Lancashire and the West Sussex village of Balcombe whose homes are near sites ...
Greenpeace has launched a landmark legal challenge to halt fracking in England, claiming drilling
under people's homes without permission is unlawful.
The campaign group made the announcement at a press conference in Lancashire, which ...
Green groups have praised a French court
's decision to uphold a ban on fracking and urged David Cameron to halt the "hugely risky process" in the UK.
France's constitutional court
ruled late last week that a 2011 law banning the ...
rejected a case taken by the US company Schuepbach Energy which argued that the ban was “discriminatory.”
The ruling is a victory for President Francois Hollande's ruling coalition of Socialists and Greens, which has opposed ...
Americans are being cited for entering national parks during the government shutdown and ordered to appear in federal court
. But drilling
and logging companies are meeting no obstacles when they continue doing business on supposedly shuttered ...
France's highest court
on Friday upheld a government ban on a controversial drilling
technique known as hydraulic fracturing, in a defeat for a method that has revolutionized the oil and natural gas
industry in the United States.
Tractor-trailer trucks carrying oil, water and sand to drilling
sites are lined up at one of two stoplights in Fairview, Montana, as the mayor tries to figure out how to squeeze more people into his town.The prairie community straddles ...
France's constitutional council rejected on Friday a challenge to a law banning hydraulic fracturing for exploration and production of the country's shale gas
and oil.The ruling is a boost for President Francois Hollande, who has opposed ...
France’s constitutional court
upheld a ban on hydraulic fracturing, ruling that the law against the energy-exploration technique known as fracking is a valid means of protecting the environment.The 2011 law “conforms to the constitution” and ...