shale gas

energy

Climate Change Exacerbates Hurricane Florence as America Becomes World’s Leading Crude Oil Producer

Hurricane Florence will make landfall in the Carolinas on the same day the US Department of Energy announces that the US has likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude oil production.
Becky Ferreira
9.13.18
PROTESTS

Violence Flares Over Halliburton’s Fracking Tests In Algeria

Ongoing protests over the government’s plans to tap shale gas reserves in the Sahara turn violent.
Pierre Longeray
3.5.15
africa

Protests Against Fracking in the Sahara Desert Are Spreading in Algeria

The small town of In Salah is at the center of growing public opposition toward the Algerian government’s interest in using hydraulic fracturing in the Sahara.
Pierre Longeray
1.27.15
Stuff

What Does the Term 'Public Interest' Actually Mean?

Nobody seems to know. But despite having no fixed definition, the term is still used by UK politicians and journalists of all types to make it seem like they have the public's well-being at heart.
Liam Butler
1.19.15
News

Low Oil Prices Are Killing the Fracking Industry, but the Tar Sands Will Be Fine (for Now)

The current slump in oil prices could spell the end of North American fracking, but will price volatility mean trouble for the more financially stable tar sands?
Tannara Yelland
1.6.15
uk

What the Frack?

VICE News travels to Blackpool, Lancashire, to see how the UK is about to get fracked.
VICE News
12.2.14
environment

What the Frack (Trailer)

Coming soon: VICE News travels to Blackpool, Lancashire, to see fractivism in action.
VICE News
11.19.14