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December 14, 2017 Fracking linked to low-weight babiesSource: Science Magazine
The extraordinary growth in fracking—the hydraulic fracturing of deeply buried shale rock to extract natural gas—has transformed the United States over the past 15 years, boosting energy stocks, cutting pollution from...
December 8, 2017 Fracking Is a Huge American Money PitSource: Mother Jones
I learned something new today. Every year, fracking operations in the United States produce more than a billion barrels of oil and gas. And we’re basically just giving it all away:
December 4, 2017 The Surprising Solution To The Global Water Crisis: Solar PowerSource: Forbes
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2017, an astounding 2.1 billion or 3 in 10 people globally lack ready access to safe water at home. Within this, 844 million lack access to basic water services and 159 million...
November 20, 2017 This is what it's actually like to be on a fracking siteSource: Manchester Evening News
The method of extracting energy from rocks buried deep under the ground is controversial... and there’s an increasing chance that it will be coming soon to Greater Manchester.
November 14, 2017 Warmer weather, rising non-OPEC output threaten oil market balanceSource: Reuters
LONDON - Global oil demand growth looks likely to increase more slowly over the coming months, as warmer temperatures cut consumption, which may tilt the market back into surplus in the first half of next year, the International...
October 30, 2017 Boss of British chemicals giant claims bans on fracking are ‘madness’ and would deprive downtrodden areas in North of England of billions of poundsSource: This Is Money
Bans on fracking are ‘madness’ and would deprive downtrodden areas in the North of England of billions of pounds in investment, the boss of a British chemicals giant claims.
October 23, 2017 Onshore energy sector in last-ditch fracking plea to MSPs (UK)Source: The Scotsman
The onshore energy sector has made a last ditch plea to MSPs urging them to reject the fracking ban warning it will damage Scotland’s reputation for scientific innovation and cost 3,000 potential jobs.
October 2, 2017 Facebook, Twitter and Google have two weeks to turnover anti-fracking ads to a House Russia investigationSource: CNBC
A U.S. House committee investigating whether Russia has tried to influence U.S. public opinion on fossil fuels asked Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet on Wednesday to turn over information about Russian entities that may have bought...
September 5, 2017 Fracking's impact on groundwater lingers in northern PennsylvaniaSource: Pressconnects
The well water at Ken Morcom and Kim Grosso's house in Dimock, Pennsylvania is laced with so much explosive methane that a Pennsylvania environmental regulator who went there to collect samples this summer decided it would be...
August 28, 2017 Brexit has led to shift in tone on fracking, says Ineos bossSource: The Scoysman
Community opposition to fracking has softened because of concerns linked to Brexit, according to an Ineos director.
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