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Higher-risk 'Shallow Fracking' More Common than Suspected: Study

The fracking of oil and gas less than a mile from aquifers or the Earth's surface now takes place across North America with few restrictions, posing increased risk for drinking water supplies, …

Shale Gas Reality Check

Recently, the EIA released its Annual Energy Outlook 2015 and so we asked David Hughes to see how the EIA’s projections and assumptions have changed …

The Community Energy Revolution

Impact investing is investing to achieve a return in something you also believe in and wish to support.

Peak Oil Review - July 27

A weekly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Russia/Ukraine, The Briefs

Energy Crunch - Green taxes: love or hate?

Green taxes have been under attack on all fronts lately.

Nine Reasons Why Low Oil Prices May “Morph” Into Something Much Worse

Why are commodity prices, including oil prices, lagging? Ultimately, the question comes back to, “Why isn’t the world economy making very many of the end products that use these …

Powering Community: Talking Resilience with Timothy DenHerder-Thomas

Our whole economy is built on financing things for privatized benefit.

Peak Oil Review - July 23

As prices continue to fall, concerns are increasing on Wall Street as to the quality of their loans to unprofitable oil and gas companies.

Solar Desalination Could be a Game Changer for California Farms

Let’s be clear from the outset: I’m no fan of conventional desalination.

A Look at the West Virginia University Assessment of Technically Recoverable Gas in the Utica Shale

Last week, members of the media breathlessly reported that the Utica Shale could hold more recoverable gas than the Marcellus, the largest shale gas play in …

Recession, Not Fracking, Behind Drop in U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Scientists Conclude

And while the drop in emissions happened at roughly the same time as the fracking rush spread, shale gas had relatively little to do with the drop in carbon …
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