Saturday, May 25, 2019

Tag: fracking

Firm of top Biden advisor Anita Dunn works for fracked gas...

“Joe Biden has called climate change an existential threat and in the coming weeks will release a bold proposal that addresses climate change in a lasting and meaningful way.”

Warren Buffett, fear, and greed in fracked oil fields

Buffett is known for advising investors to be “fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.”

Bernie Sanders calls for national ban on fracking

While scientific studies conclude fracking poses a threat to climate, air quality and water supply, Sanders said it is a major contributor to the world's climate crisis.

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.

EPA decides not to regulate fracking wastewater as Pennsylvania study reveals...

“Failure to update rules for the disposal and handling of dangerous oil and gas wastes is an egregious dereliction of duty and an intolerable threat to the health and safety of American citizens.”

Trump administration to open a million acres of public holdings in...

"Trump's plan would unleash a fracking frenzy that puts California's people and wildlife in harm's way."

‘Virtually no risk of drilling restrictions,’ West Virginia official tells fracking-reliant...

This week, at an industry conference focused on wooing petrochemical producers to West Virginia, officials from the state and federal government made...

Climate crisis be damned, ‘shale revolution’ poised to make US net...

New oil and gas development "will impede the rest of the world's ability to manage a climate-safe, equitable decline of oil and gas production."

England’s fracking policy unlawful, High Court declares

"The acknowledgement from the Judge, that climate change is a valid concern for campaigners and councils facing fracking planning applications, is a big win."

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.

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New poll shows the majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Americans don't agree with the new abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia.

Will Biden’s dog whistles for racism catch up with him?

Denial of that reality could help him win the party’s nomination -- and then help Donald Trump get re-elected.

Hillary’s call for Chinese meddling in 2020 is no joking matter

China already interfered with a presidential election once on behalf of Democrats.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘Becoming a green, sustainable society:’ Shorter work weeks is one of several strategies

"This new paper from Autonomy is a thought experiment that should give policymakers, activists and campaigners more ballast to make the case that a Green New Deal is absolutely necessary."

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