All Articles on Fracking

Members of the Stop the Williams Pipeline Coalition gathered for a press conference holding signs and banners outside National Grid Corporate Headquarters in Brooklyn to launch the #ClimateStrikeUtilities campaign News
'We Are Winning This Fight': NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Opposition to Fracked Gas Pipeline
The governor also accused the gas distristutor of possible extortion over a moratorium on gas installations until the pipeline is approved.
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On Climate Strike Eve, 450+ Activists and Groups Urge United Nations to Back Global Fracking Ban
"Our planet is on fire, but fracking is not an evacuation bridge nor a fire extinguisher. Fracking is an arsonist that needs to be stopped."
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Sanders First 2020 Democrat to Pledge, If Elected, All Top Appointees Will Back Fracking Ban and Bold Climate Action
"If presidential hopefuls are truly serious about tackling fossil fuels head-on, a commitment on appointments must reflect this."
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Industry and its allies say fracked gas is a climate solution. It’s not. (Photo: Moms Clean Air Force via Flickr) Views
Fracked Gas Heats the Planet, But Supporters Say It’s a Solution
The best way to address climate disruption is… burn more fossil fuels? It doesn’t make sense, but that’s what industry, media and governments want us to believe.
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Ahead of Climate Forum, Bernie Sanders Urges All 2020 Democrats to Back Federal Fracking Ban
"Any proposal to avert the climate crisis must include a full fracking ban on public and private lands," declared Sanders
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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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