FRACKING

News

Gas Companies Are Neighbours from Hell in This Rural Vancouver, BC Community

Farmington residents say tremors from nearby fracking feel like a truck crashing into your house at 60 km/h.
Christopher Pollon
11.22.18
Stuff

How Much Money Would You Need to Be Paid to Have Your Garden Fracked?

It's official: the UK is following in America's footsteps and doing the whole fracking thing. But just how big a check would people take to let the deep drilling happen in their neighborhood? We asked some folks about it.
Biju Belinky
10.8.16
News

When Oil Boomtowns Go Bust

Fracking and other new technologies resulting in a lot of towns becoming suddenly wealthy, but as oil and gas prices fell, those industries suddenly dried up.
Peter Moskowitz
7.3.16
News

Inside the Movement to Stop the Oil Industry's 'Bomb Trains'

Activists say that carrying oil on trains leads to far too many explosions, derailments, and disasters.
Peter Moskowitz
5.29.16
Earth Day 2016

What President Obama Can Do to Combat Environmental Racism

We spoke to filmmaker Jon Bowermaster about his new documentary <i>Dear President Obama: The Clean Revolution Is Now</i>, which tells the stories of American families fighting the fracking industry.
Sarah Harvard
4.22.16
PROFILES BY VICE

This Teenager Is Fighting Climate Change by Suing the Government

Xiuhtezcatl Tonatiuh is a 15-year-old who is one of the young activists who argue that the nationwide lack of action on climate change is violating his generation's rights.
VICE Staff
4.22.16
Photo

Beautiful Photos of English Countryside Threatened by Fracking

The picturesque town of Balcombe in West Sussex is the latest area to be the center of controversy over fracking.
Leonidas Toumpanos
2.23.16
Impact

How Badly Will US Exports of Crude Oil Hurt the Environment?

The reversal of the crude oil export ban is great news for oil and gas producers who've been hit hard by lower and lower prices for their goods in recent years. Unfortunately, it's terrible news for the rest of us.
Peter Moskowitz
1.7.16
VICE, QC

The Hunt for Shale Gas on Quebec's Deer-Infested Island, Anticosti

VICE traveled to some of the most isolated drilling sites in Quebec to spend time with locals and find out how promises of gas and glory are affecting the tiny, hunting-based community in Anticosti.
Simon Coutu
12.1.15
Stuff

What TV Won't Tell You About the Wealth, Violence, and Boredom of North Dakota's Oilfields

<i>Blood and Oil</i> portrays the Bakken as boomtown soap opera, and the result is more boring than actual life there.
Nathan C. Martin
11.4.15
News

The UK Government's Broken Promise on Fracking Could Devastate the Country’s Rare Wildlife

Pre-election, the Conservative Party said it wouldn't allow drilling in sites of special scientific interest, but it just went ahead and granted licenses that cover 293 of them.
Ryan Fletcher
9.28.15
Photo

Check Out These Vintage Photos of New Zealand's LGBT Scene

Photographer Fiona Clark captured the country's LGBT community in the 70s and 80s. Censorship, however, kept her images from seeing the light of day—until now.
Wendy Syfret
7.17.15
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