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17/12/2014
New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday. New York Environmental Commissioner ...   
7/12/2014
Investing in fossil fuels is becoming increasingly risky because global action to tackle climate change will curb demand, forcing companies to leave unprofitable reserves in the ground, Ed Davey, the energy secretary, has ...   
7/12/2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo surprised supporters and critics alike in October, when he casually mentioned during a debate that the state's long-awaited report on the health impacts of hydraulic fracturing is "due at the end of the year." With just ...   
28/11/2014
Thursday's OPEC meeting in Vienna was widely billed as the most important in years. OPEC ministers decided to resist calls to cut their oil production in response to the fall in oil prices since June. After three years of holding steady around ...   
17/11/2014
House lawmakers passed legislation Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline to bring carbon-intensive tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to the Texas Gulf Coast. The Senate is expected to vote this week on a similar pro-Keystone bill ...   
16/11/2014
As he weighs perhaps the most contentious decision of his administration, whether to allow drilling for natural gas upstate, Gov. Cuomo need look only a few miles south of New York’s border to see the fierce debate playing out in real ...   
16/10/2014
For President Obama, fracking is a key weapon against global warming. Abundant natural gas, he said in his State of the Union address this year, is a "bridge fuel" to ubiquitous renewable energy - the key to securing economic growth "with less of ...   
14/9/2014
What started as a short YouTube video and a couple of local news interviews about a Texas landowner being able to light his water on fire has ballooned into a free speech fight that’s being closely watched by anti-fracking activists across the ...   
9/9/2014
Ministers are determined to get fracking under way in the UK as fast as possible, so it's a 'fait accompli' in time for the election, writes Alex Stevenson. With a firm pro-fracking concensus in Parliament, only one thing can frustrate their ...   
5/9/2014
Grassroots groups fighting hydraulic fracturing in Illinois have put aside their push for a moratorium or a ban in recent months in favor of seeking stronger industry regulations. "Basically, we're hedging our bets," said Annette ...   
24/8/2014
These are my prepared remarks for a speech I gave at the Boston stop of the People’s Climate March tour, “Building a Movement of Movements: Towards the People’s Climate March in NYC.” Hi, everyone. My name is Sandra Steingraber, and I ...   
16/8/2014
Last Dec. 19 was a gratifying day for John Dernbach. In 162 pages the state's highest court had resurrected a provision in Pennsylvania's Constitution that had long ago faded into obscurity.The forgotten measure is an environmental rights ...   
31/7/2014
A new report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers finds that for each decade of delay, policy actions on climate change increase total mitigation costs by approximately 40 percent. The cost of inaction--letting the temperature rise 3 ...   
24/7/2014
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 ...   
19/7/2014
Corn grew to the left, soybeans to the right and gravel crunched under their feet on Road 22 Saturday afternoon as about 70 Nebraskans met 35 marchers who are on a cross-country trek to inspire action in combating climate change.The Great ...   
10/7/2014
Standing on a dirt road outside his aging barn, Walter Jaworski, a former veterinarian turned cattle rancher in this rural part of north-central Massachusetts, points south across his 200 acres of forest and pasture to a nearby tree line. If ...   
15/6/2014
The public debate over climate-change agents has focused recently on coal, shale oil and fracked natural gas - fossil fuels, all. Vermonters might draw vague solace from knowing that these disputed resources, and the key battles being waged over ...   
14/6/2014
North Carolina could soon be deluged with cheap and abundant natural gas from the Marcellus Shale through a major pipeline expansion that could dampen urgency to incubate a home-grown fracking industry. Proposals to build a new ...   
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 ...   
12/6/2014
China`s massive energy demands are expected to keep growing as its oil fields continue drying up, and some estimations have 79% of the country`s oil coming from abroad by 2030. After an exceptionally smoggy year, central authorities have declared ...   
4/6/2014
A group of 50 academics from some of the UK's leading universities today call on politicians to fast-track a UK shale gas industry, the latest salvo in an increasingly polarised debate around fracking. In a letter to the Guardian on ...   
2/6/2014
Sir Paul McCartney joins the fight against shale gas exploration in the UK Sir Paul McCartney is no big fan of fracking, and he is anything but shy when it comes to letting other people know how he feels about this method of exploiting natural ...   
26/5/2014
No longer dominated by the traditional “Big Green” groups that were taking big donations from corporate polluters, the new environmental movement is broader, more assertive and more creative. With extreme energy extraction and climate change ...   
18/5/2014
For Lou Hancherick, who lives in the countryside amid picturesque hillside vistas and gas wells 30 miles north of Pittsburgh, the dangers of fracking came clear when the water didn’t.Eighty miles to the south, Pam Judy turned against ...   
15/5/2014
A Cornell University scientist's claims that oil and gas development is so harmful to the climate that methane emissions and oil and gas production in general need to be cut back immediately to avoid a "global catastrophe" are adding more fuel to ...   

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