All Articles on Fracking

"The reality is that neither candidate nor their respective parties support a ban on fracking, even though that position happens to be supported by rank and file Democrats," writes Jones. (Photo: Food & Water Watch/Flickr/cc) Views
What 2020 Politicians and Pundits Get Wrong About Fracking
Too many Democrats continue to fundamentally misunderstand the politics of fracking as much as they misunderstand the necessity of banning fracking to stop the worsening effects of climate chaos.
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Despite Poll Showing Aggressive Climate Action a Winning Issue, Biden Boasts 'I Am Not Banning Fracking'
In response to Trump's claims Biden would ban fracking, the Democratic presidential nominee assured a crowd in Pennsylvania that he will not do away with the practice.
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A sign warning people about Covid-19 is surrounded by flames during the Hennessey fire near Lake Berryessa in Napa, California on August 18, 2020. News
Trump Rebuked for 'Breathtakingly Vicious' Plan for Fossil Fuel Lease Sales in California Amid Historic Wildfires
"More oil wells mean more greenhouse gases, more air pollution, and more destroyed habitat."
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Demonstrators block the entrance to a Deutsche Bank branch in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Stuttgart on September 20, 2019. (Photo: Sebastian Gollnow/picture alliance via Getty Images) News
Pressured by Climate Activist Groups, Deutsche Bank Ditches Drilling in the Arctic
The bank joins a list of two dozen others that will not back Arctic drilling projects.
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'Privatize the Profit, Socialize the Mess': Abandoned Fracking Wells Left Spewing Climate-Killing Methane Nationwide
"Are we going to be responsible for the mess that these companies leave behind?"
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'The Poster Company for US Fracking Has Fallen': Chesapeake Energy Files for Bankruptcy
"Meanwhile the Trump administration continues to try and bail out this garbage fire industry with our tax dollars."
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DNC's Climate Council Urges Party to Go Beyond Biden Plan, Calling for Fracking Ban and $16 Trillion Renewable Energy Investment
"The climate emergency is here. Democrats need to take the lead on confronting it."
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Fracking wells are seen on a farm in McKenzie County, North Dakota in 2013. News
Expansion of Fed Lending Program Blasted as Bailout for 'Toxic and Reckless' Fossil Fuel Industry
"Rescuing fossil fuel production is absolutely the wrong direction for public health amid a global pandemic."
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"We should be phasing out carbon as quickly as possible, and fracking is an excellent place to start." News
Critics Decry 'Massive Step in Wrong Direction' as Big Banks Move to Buy Up Fracking Industry Assets With Coronavirus Bailout Funds
"Taxpayers shouldn't be required to backstop oil and gas companies that were already in trouble prior to the pandemic."
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus response while flanked by Vice President Mike Pence during a briefing with health insurers at the White House on March 10, 2020. News
'Corporate Socialists' Denounced as Trump Considers Fracking Industry Bailout Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
"Using a worldwide public health crisis to bail out the fracking industry now would be a disgraceful waste of taxpayer dollars, and would spell further climate calamity."
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