Natural Gas

Natural Gas

Smelling a leak: Is the natural gas industry buying academics?

Authors of pro-fracking studies are coming under fire for their cozy relationships with the fossil fuel industry.

Natural Gas

Fracking takes a hit in Penn., while most states still do little to regulate

Meanwhile, anti-fracking activists are descending on D.C. for a weekend protest -- with banjos in tow.

Natural Gas

Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono, and Jimmy Fallon perform ‘Don’t Frack My Mother’

Here’s Sean Lennon, deliberately looking just like his father and singing just like Bob Dylan for some reason, performing a slightly naughty anti-fracking song with his mom on Jimmy Fallon’s show.

Politics

Best example of bad government investment? Land use.

On the plus side, this is a problem that has only existed for 128 years.

Natural Gas

Is fracking polluting Pennsylvania groundwater or not?

It depends on how you want to frame it. But a new study provides no evidence that it does.

Politics

Complete jerks think fracking is more important than democracy

In North Carolina, of course.

Climate & Energy

No place is safe from fracking, not even graveyards

No place blessed with an abundance of natural gas is safe from the possibility of fracking — not even cemeteries. In Texas, the president of the cemetery association has already been selling the gas underneath …

Climate & Energy

Good news about fossil fuels! Related: Bad news about fossil fuels!

You will basically be rewarded for not reading this post to the end.

Politics

General public still unaware of what fracking is — much less its impacts

A survey from the University of Texas indicates that nearly two-thirds of Americans aren't familiar with fracking – even as anecdotes about negative effects pile up.

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