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The Energy Crisis   

Like many others who preceded us, our "civilisation" faces an Energy Crisis of megawattic proportions, which threatens to bring an end to our brief joyride.

Record Bitumen Seepage in Alberta Continues Unabated

The Alberta Energy Regulator is 100 per cent funded by industry.

Fracking headlines

•Are you opposed to fracking? Then you might just be a terrorist •Eni Is Said to Abandon Polish Shale Aspirations •Oil and gas: A new frontier •Emails reveal UK helped shale gas industry manage fracking opposition •A challenge to the UK shale gas industry •The US …

Video reports from anti-hydraulic fracturing battle-field in rural Romania

An intense anti-hydraulic fracturing protest is underway in a remote tiny Romanian village, Pungesti, where the Jandarmeria (military style police from the central government) were deployed to brutally put down protesters

Fracking headlines

•Fracking by the Numbers: Key Impacts of Dirty Drilling at the State and National Level •Monterey Shale isn't all it's fracked up to be •West Virginia Landfills Will Now Accept Unlimited Amounts Of Often Radioactive Fracking Waste •Too Big to Believe: Top Economists Doubt …

Carbon Democracy  

Episode 69 features Timothy Mitchell and Richard Heinberg. Timothy Mitchell is author of 'Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil'. Richard speaks about his recent book 'Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future'.

Fracking headlines

•Methane Emissions in U.S. Probably Top Estimates: Study •Top 10 beneficiaries of fracturing dollars in Congress •From sunset to new dawnColorado creates rules to reduce fracking emissions •Boom city keeps optimism as gas drilling slows •Americans Uninformed About …

Jeremy Leggett: "Make no mistake, this is an energy civil war"

No matter who’s right in the peak oil debates, there has always been easily enough oil and gas, combined with coal, to wreck the climate and bring down civilisation.

Sweet and Sour: The Curse of Oil in the Niger Delta

Since it began producing oil in earnest in 1956, Nigeria has become the poster child for the environmental, social, and economic devastation that can be wrought by unfettered fossil fuel production.

SNAKE OIL: Chapter 5 - The Economics of Fracking: Who Benefits?

When we inquire who benefits from the fracking frenzy, the intuitively obvious answer is, “the oil and gas industry, of course.” Yet this may be a simplistic assumption.

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