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Shale Gas Lobby Backfires in Pennsylvania

Tom Corbett became the only GOP incumbent governor not re-elected for a second term in the recent 2014 mid-term elections. Backed by the powerful oil and gas industry, it appears this overwhelming industry support may have cost Corbett a second term.

Energy Crunch: [redacted]

The government’s case for shale looked increasingly shaky last week as a draft Defra report on the potential impact of fracking in rural areas was released with most crucial information simply removed.

Energy Crunch: Global debate heats up

News that last month was the world’s hottest June on record provided another reminder that urgent global action is needed to combat climate change.

The Real Reasons behind the Nuclear Failure and what that means for Renewables

What are the lessons from the failed nuclear energy revolution?

Are Shales a Bubble?

When considering shale economic viability, hype was the only aspect that actually existed.

Behind the rise of Boko Haram - ecological disaster, oil crisis, spy games

Condemnations have rightly been forthcoming from a whole range of senior figures from celebrities to government officials, less attention has been paid to the roots of the crisis.

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

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