One Fracking Well Can Suck Up 250,000 Bathtubs' Worth of Water in Less Than a Week
A new study examines the impact of fracking on streams in Arkansas.
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Blame Oil's Decline for the Middle East's Latest Conflict
The confrontation between Qatar and Saudi Arabia comes down to the competition between oil and natural gas.
Coal Is Dead
The Coal Industry Isn’t Even Certain That Donald Trump Can Save It
President Trump's newest executive order won't bring coal back for good.
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Obama Moved to Block Oil Drilling in the Arctic Ocean
The US Department of the Interior has placed the Arctic Ocean off-limits for oil or gas drilling, setting up another obstacle for Trump's energy prospects.
Three Other Oil and Gas Pipelines, and What They Put at Risk
With all eyes turned to the Dakota Access Pipeline, three oil and gas projects have been making steady headway.
The US Hasn’t Seen Carbon Emissions This Low Since 1991
Thanks to warmer weather and renewable energy, carbon emissions in 2016 were the lowest they’ve been since 1991.
The Women Fighting Fracking in Their Own Backyard
Rebecca Roter suffered from nosebleeds and mouth ulcers after a drilling company moved into her county. She's a part of a group of "citizen scientists" in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, who are trying to stop the controversial practice of fracking.
A Bunch of Nuclear Power Plants Are Closing, and It’s Because of Fracking
More than six nuclear reactors have recently shut down, and more closings are likely coming.
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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.
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.
The US Still Hands Out $20 Billion a Year to Fossil Fuel Companies
Despite its efforts to reign in pollution, the Obama administration is still giving free cash to the nation's biggest polluters.
Meet Australia’s New Chief Scientist: Another Old Rich White Guy
Sure, Alan Finkel is all for renewable energy, but let's not pretend this is a progressive move.