Fracking

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.)
"The path to a Green New Deal starts with bold action to restrict the supply of fossil fuels, and that is precisely why a ban on fracking is an absolute necessity."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Flames from a flaring pit
The lead author said that one positive implication of the research is "if we...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Anti-fracking demonstrators hold a banner and signs
"Unless we ban fracking, these terrifying climate trends will intensify."

Further

Days after a report of “substantial gaps in oversight” at thousands of high-risk fracking wells, emergency officials announced a leak at Tioga, N.D.'s Ron Burgundy 3-23-14H fracking well, which is under a confidentiality agreement that protects its owners from having to tell the public what the hell is going on there. Alarmingly, 22% of North Dakota's 1,813 oil and gas wells have such “tight hole” status, probably because the state awards it to any operators who ask. What's most scary here:...