natural gas

climate change

Large American Cities Are Leaking Twice as Much Methane as We Thought

Leaky pipes are likely sending methane-rich natural gas into the atmosphere where it contributes to climate change, a new study has found.
Madeleine Gregory
7.22.19
FRACKING

U.S. Natural Gas Is Now “Freedom Gas" for Some Dumb Reason

Alex Lubben
5.29.19
pipelines

A grandma chained herself inside a Ford Pinto to try to stop a fracked gas pipeline in West Virginia

The 303-mile Mountain Valley Pipeline will transport 2 billion cubic feet of fracked natural gas through West Virginia.
Sarah Sax
8.3.18
FRACKING

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.
Stephen Leahy
1.31.18
EPA

Federal court kneecaps EPA's plan to slash regulations

Alex Lubben
8.1.17
View My Own

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.
Ryan Riegg
7.31.17
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.
Sarah Emerson
3.28.17
environment

Carbon emissions staying flat in 2016 is good news — but not great news

Carter Sherman
3.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
VICE Staff
11.18.16
Canada

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.
Sarah Emerson
11.18.16
climate change

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.
Sarah Emerson
10.18.16
environment

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.
Deborah Coughlin
6.17.16
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