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After Shell CEO Claims 'We Have No Choice' But to Invest in Fossil Fuels, McKibben Says, 'We Have No Choice But to Try and Stop Them'
With "overwhelming evidence that we are on the brink of climate and ecological collapse," executive's comment elicits intense rebuke
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Babies Born Near Oil and Gas Wells Are Up to 70% More Likely to Have Congenital Heart Defects, New Study Shows
Researchers at the University of Colorado studied pregnant women who are among the 17 million Americans living within a mile from an active oil or gas well
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'We Need to Ban Fracking': New Analysis of 1,500 Scientific Studies Details Threat to Health and Climate
"The data show that fracking impairs the health of people who live nearby, especially pregnant women, and swings a wrecking ball at the climate."
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New Study Ties Spike in Hospitalizations for Genital, Skin, and Urinary Ailments to Fracking in Pennsylvania
"Yet another study on how #fracking makes people VERY SICK."
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A placard from Floridians Against Fracking urges Florida's new governor, Ron DeSantis, to make good on his campaign promise to ban fracking in the state. News
Demand for Democratic Governors to Follow Suit After Trump-Backed DeSantis Moves to Ban Fracking in Florida
"It is more important than ever that local and state leaders of both parties do all in their power to halt the fossil fuel extraction destroying our climate and poisoning our air and water."
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Reminder of 'How Often Fracking Pipelines Blow Up': 7 Hospitalized After Series of Explosions in Texas
The incidents occurred in a region that "is crisscrossed by oil and gas pipelines" and where fossil fuel production is "booming"
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Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador News
'Moving in the Right Direction,' Mexican President-elect AMLO Promises to Outlaw Fracking
Environmentalists are urging him to "move even farther by pledging to transition Mexico to a fully clean, renewable energy future."
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My Answer to 'Thank You For Your Service'
On Memorial Day, we shouldn't just honor our fallen brethren with a moment of silence. We should also question why they died.
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From Asthma to Cancer, 'Blistering' New Report Details Human Cost of Fracking
"Those of us in the public health sector started to realize years ago that there were potential risks," says one researcher. "Now we see those risks have turned into human harms and people are getting sick."
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'Huge Victory' in Seneca Lake: After Years of Protest, Gas Storage Project Abandoned
"Don't think people can't make a difference. People can prevail."
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