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Fracking Boom in US and Canada Largely to Blame for 'Massive' Rise of Global Methane Levels: Study
While the rise of methane in the Earth's atmosphere over the past decade has been "globally significant," quick action to end fracking would have a rapid, positive impact on the environment
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We all face harm from fracking’s impact on the climate. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
The Research Is In: Stop Fracking ASAP
Over 1,500 reports show there’s simply no safe way to do it—and it’s harming us all every day it goes on.
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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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Bruce Hrobak, owner of Billy Bones Bait & Tackle in Port St. Lucie, Florida, speaks as President Donald Trump looks on during an White House event on the environment July 7, 2019 in which Trump and others tried to claim the president has an environmental record the administration can be proud of. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Let Us Be Clear: Trump's Environmental Record Is a Crime Against Humanity
And no, nature doesn't care about Trump's fatuous spin about his accomplishments
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Protesters demand a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing, a controversial technique for removing oil and natural gas from the earth also known as 'fracking,' on June 30, 2014 in New York City. The protest was held outside a Democratic party event with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo attending. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) Views
The Growing Case to Ban Fracking
"“There's not a lot of noise in this data... It's looking worse and worse for fracking."
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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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Even If All US Drilling and Fracking Halts Today, Warns New Report, 'Flood of Toxic Waste Streams' Will Grow for Decades
Detailing decades of EPA's mismanagement of toxic fossil fuel waste, researchers demand immediate action to stem assault on people and planet...
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Because 'This Is a Public Health Crisis,' Pennsylvania Gov. Urged to Investigate Link Between Fracking and Childhood Cancers
"Fracking presents clear threats to our drinking water, our air quality, and to the health and safety of residents in these sacrifice zones."
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Canada's Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastics and Make Corporations Responsible for Waste Welcomed as 'Step in the Right Direction'
A Greenpeace campaigner said the country ultimately "needs to move towards phasing out all non-essential plastics" for sake of the planet
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As Study Shows Methane Emissions 'Vastly Underestimated,' Warnings That US Fracked Gas Export Bonanza Imperils Planetary Stability
"Science confirms that gas is a climate killer."
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