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gas and conventional natural gas have a larger greenhouse gas footprint than do coal or oil
, especially for the primary uses of residential and commercial heating.
Dr. Robert Howarth, a professor of ecology and environmental ...
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 ...
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 ...
Coal power generation in China will peak in 2024 as the country shifts to renewables, analysts at Bloomberg New Energy Finance predict.
As China considers an emissions cap and amid rising concern over smog in its large cities, the ...
Defects in fracked oil
and gas wells in Pennsylvania are leading to methane leaks in shale
wells throughout the state -- greenhouse gas emissions that could exacerbate climate change, according to a Cornell University study published ...
Huge news this morning for shale
-gas drilling skeptics: the highest court in New York state ruled that towns have the authority to ban oil
and gas companies from operating within city limits.
Deborah Goldberg, the lawyer who argued on ...
Environmentalists on Monday protested at the headquarters of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, calling on the agency to stop approving liquefied natural gas export facilities until the climate change impacts of the projects are ...
A study of abandoned oil
and gas wells in Pennsylvania finds that the hundreds of thousands of such wells in the state may be leaking methane, suggesting that abandoned wells across the country could be a bigger source of climate changing ...
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 ...
A Princeton University study has found that leaks from abandoned oil
and gas wellbores pose not only a risk to groundwater, but represent a growing threat to the climate.
Between 200,000 and 970,000 abandoned wells in the state of ...
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 ...
Forced pooling isn’t some kind of college pool party that jocks compel nerds to attend, resulting in wacky hijinks. It’s a grim legal tool, dating back nearly a century in some states, that allows drillers to tap the fossil fuels beneath a ...
A 3.4-magnitude earthquake struck northern Colorado Saturday night, and environmentalists weren’t surprised to learn that the epicenter was near a fracking site.According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake struck about ...
In a warming world, the U.S. could see its cities inundated with water, its power grids threatened by intense storms, its forests devastated by wildfire and insect infestations, and its coastlines washed away by storm surges.
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 ...
A California bill that would have banned fracking while the state studied its risks was narrowly defeated in the state Senate on Thursday, despite polling that showed a majority of California voters favored the legislation.
SB 1132, ...
It’s probably the only UKIP policy I can ever agree with.
And it was presented in an otherwise mud-slinging speech by MEP Roger Helmer -- the party’s energy lead who re-elected in last week`s EU elections -- at UKIP’s annual conference ...
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 ...
For incoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi, securing India's energy needs over the next decade ranks among his greatest challenges and one that will likely see him both compete and cooperate with China, the United States and Russia.
California was supposed to be heading toward a new gold rush. Although, this time it was for black gold. The Monterey Shale
underneath the state was estimated to hold about 13.7 billion barrels of recoverable oil
making it the country's largest ...
"The costs to people, homes and the environment remain unacceptably high, but we now also know that the projected economic benefits are only a small fraction of what the oil
industry has been touting."
In spite of the millions spent ...
our-fifths of U.S. states are expecting to have water shortages in the near future
, according to a new government watchdog report.A Government Accountability Office (GAO) review state water regulators and experts and review of water ...
Next month, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) will publish a new estimate of US shale
deposits set to deal a death-blow to industry hype about a new golden era of US energy independence by fracking unconventional oil
Kim Owens, daughter of an oil
rig supervisor who once worked on a fracking crew, now pours drinks for oil
workers every day as a bartender at the Foxy Lady in this tiny town 18 miles northwest of Bakersfield.
To Owens and many others in ...
You might think an earthquake would be enough to make a town turn against fracking, but no, not here, not with a new billion-dollar steel plant open along the river and more new jobs everywhere you look.
This worn-out notch in the Rust ...