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With 38% of Global Shale Gas Located in Regions of Water Stress, More Oversight of Fracking is Urgently Needed

As more data emerge, shale gas increasingly appears to be in the cross-hairs of the water-energy nexus, and far too little is being done to defuse impending conflicts.

Beyond divestment: climate-concerned philanthropists pledge to move billions to wind and solar

Groups have been divesting money from oil, coal, and gas for years. Now they’re hoping to get more climate-healing bang for their buck.

Energy Crunch: What next for Scottish energy?

 So it’s a no. Months of debate are finally over. But what’s the future for Scottish energy?

Resilience Roundup - Sept 18

 A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.

Josh Fox: It’s Easy to Switch to Renewable Energy

Solutions Grassroots is a reaction to how often people asked the renewable energy question on our tour. So it was a response to our audience, a response to …

Peak oil notes - Sept 18

A mid-week update. After a $2 a barrel jump on Tuesday, NY futures slid back a bit on bit on Wednesday after an unexpected jump in US crude inventories of 3.7 million barrels which was 5 million …

US shale oil growth covers up production drop in rest-of-world

The world is transfixed on growing world crude production driven by US shale oil but forgets to look what is happening under this remarkable growth curve.

How Residents of a Rural New Mexico County Fought the Fracking Barons and Won—For Now

“Querencia,” as it is used in the ordinance, means both a respect and love of place, and a safe haven from which one draws strength.

Peak oil review - Sept 15

 A weekly update including, -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle East and North Africa -Ukraine -Quote of the Week -The Briefs

America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally!

Three more years? That’s pretty scary! Surely there must be a mistake in that headline.

Are we on the path of 'Limits to Growth'?

Researchers are finding that the business-as-usual scenario in the 1972 "Limits to Growth" study is unfolding before our eyes. Will reality follow that scenario further into the …
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