All Articles on Fracking

Using removable paint, activists sprayed anti-fracking slogans on the entrance of the U.K.'s energy department building in London. (Photo: Extinction Rebellion/Twitter) News
'The Political System Is Failing Us': British Energy Dept Blockaded to Protest Climate Inaction and Fracking
"The time to take action against climate injustice is now... If we do not act now, we face extinction. At the very least we will witness the breakdown of society as we know it."
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Dire Warnings for Other States (and the Planet) as Big Oil Pushes Sneaky "Nuclear Option" to Protect Profits via Colorado Ballot
"Colorado Amendment 74, pushed by the fossil fuel industry, seems to be one of the most dangerous propositions in the country," declared Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders
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Bloomberg's Comparison of Climate Leaders to Xenophobic Build-the-Wall Trumpsters Denounced as 'Offensive' and 'Absurd'
"There's nothing 'crazy' about opposing fossil fuels. To the contrary, given the perilous condition of our planet's future, anything less than a complete rejection of dirty oil and gas is the truly crazy position to hold."
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Pipeline in Hurricane Florence’s Potential Path Poses Added Danger
Southwest Virginians fear that Florence may exacerbate the threats from a different, manmade hazard.
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Saying Goodbye to Planet Earth
On the the dawn of the Anthropocene and how humanity has engineered our own march toward collective suicide
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Anti-fracking demonstrators News
Continuing 'War on California' and Planet, Trump Makes First Move to Reopen State's Public Lands to Fracking
"We desperately need to keep these dirty fossil fuels in the ground. But Trump is hell-bent on sacrificing our health, wildlife, and climate to profit big polluters."
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Ellen and Stephen Gerhart watching tree cutting. Views
Justice Mocked in Pennsylvania
Ellen Gerhart was sentenced for her protest against Energy Transfer Partners' pipeline
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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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U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (L) News
Ignoring Climate Threat and Economic Realities, Trump Brags About Building Fleet of LNG Terminals in EU—And Europe 'Will Pay For' Them
The need for new LNG terminals in Europe, said one analyst, " is like most of Trump's trade policy—illusory."
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