Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: fracking industry

How one Utah community fought the fracking industry—and won

“Speak out, pull together like-minded neighbors, organize and don’t give up.”

Fracking can cause earthquakes tens of kilometers away – new research

New research has now linked distant earthquakes to fracking, providing evidence that much larger areas surrounding sites may be at risk from drilling operations than previously demonstrated.

New warnings on plastic’s health risks as fracking industry promotes new...

And that's the heart of the problem – the rush to make plastics from cheap fracked shale gas in America hasn't been driving more polluting plants out of business, it's been adding to the world's new plastics production.

Peak shale: Is the US fracking industry already in decline?

Has the industry run out of good rock?

The fracking industry’s water nightmare

Water itself now poses a risk to the already failing financial model of the American fracking industry, and that is something the industry won’t be able to ignore.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.