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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Here’s The Script, in four despicable acts:
Act 1. Fracking boom goes bust as production from shale
gas and tight oil
wells stalls out and lurches into decline.
Act 2. Oil
and gas industry loudly blames anti-fracking ...
The government has been criticised for censoring a report into the impact of shale
gas drilling that examines the effect on house prices and pressure on local services.
Campaigners are calling for full publication of the study carried ...
gas exploration company Tamboran has until the end of next month, the time limit set by Stormont, to make a “drill or drop” decision.If it decides to “drop” and walk away, then the protesters gathered near Belcoo, Co Fermanagh, may ...
If it is ever built, the Keystone XL Pipeline will exist for one reason: To move Canadian tar sands oil
from remote Alberta to refineries in Texas.
For the U.S., controversy over the tar sands is about Keystone XL Pipeline construction ...
and gas companies are taking on an increasing share of debt in order to maintain drilling momentum, according to data from the US Energy Information Administration.
Beginning around 2010, energy companies have been increasing ...
This week is shaping up to be rough for the US coal industry. The EPA is holding hearings on plans to dramatically cut carbon-dioxide emissions released from US power plants and the Obama administration just published a report on the economic ...
Montana's U.S. House candidates claim to offer "all-of-the-above" solutions to the nation's energy problems-- a familiar mantra among politicians keen to give equal attention to fossil fuels and renewables such as wind and solar.
Fracking 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...