Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: fracking

When fracking moves into the neighborhood, mental health risks rise

For people living in these areas, that means noise, pollution and other stressors that can harm physical and mental health.

Trump administration proposes oil and gas lease sale in California while...

“We’ve blocked any new federal leasing in California in court for eight years now, and we’ll fight this too.”

Despite poll showing aggressive climate action a winning issue, Biden boasts...

In response to Trump’s claims Biden would ban fracking, the Democratic presidential nominee assured a crowd in Pennsylvania that he will not do away with the practice.

California greenlights ‘Orwellian’ solar-powered fracking scheme

“It’s time the state put our lives first, not the interests of the oil and gas industry.”

Trump advances massive fracking expansion on Colorado federal lands

The advocacy groups opposed to the plan say that expanding fracking in the region over the next decades will not only add fuel to the planetary climate crisis, but will also adversely impact local organic agriculture and endangered species.

Exxon may crush bailout hopes for suffering fracking companies

With the current crisis and Exxon and the American Petroleum Institute apparently working against the shale industry, it probably won't be a long wait until shale is just a bunch of “ghosts or zombies.”

The future of Exxon and the Permian’s flaring crisis

Chevron has already admitted that it might cut spending in response to the sudden Saudi-Russia price war. Exxon too might soon have to slam on the brakes.

Is the U.S. Fracking boom based on fraud?

Will the biggest innovation of the fracking revolution be making financial fraud a laughing matter?

Protests continue across Canada in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land defenders fighting...

Demonstrations over the past week have halted traffic in downtown Vancouver and shut down railways throughout the country.

Sanders introduces bills to ban fracking and clean up PFAS from...

“It’s long past time to toss this filthy, dangerous activity into the dustbin of history.”

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The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

Ten uplifting teaching moments from President Fiasco

How to achieve peace in our time, universal happiness, and healthy goodwill towards our neighbor.

Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act introduced in Senate

“This is the bill we have been waiting for. It draws on the latest science to tap the treasure-trove of ocean solutions to accelerate progress on climate change. The outcome? People win, the economy wins, nature wins.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

To prevent voter intimidation, Michigan has banned open carry guns at polling places

“The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk’s office(s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others present.”