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Fracking Moves To China, Part II  

 Host Alex Wise caught up with Mother Jones journalists Jaeah Lee and James West to talk about how U.S. oil and gas interests are exporting fracking around the globe and how the technology may pose risks in China that even exceed those associated with coal.

Fracking Moves To China, Part I  

Mother Jones journalists Jaeah Lee and James West spent a year investigating the ins and outs of the growing fracking industry in China. Host Alex Wise caught up with them to talk about how U.S. oil and gas interests are exporting fracking around the globe and how the technology may pose …

Peak Oil Review - Aug 18

A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs.

The Risky Rise of the Dams

With mining growth comes larger, deeper, more unwieldy tailings ponds, experts warn.

New Threat to Oilsand Projects

A new study suggests that naturally occurring upward flow of groundwater in the oilsands region is creating fractures and weaknesses that may explain a series of catastrophic events for the controversial mining industry.

What's Missing from Canada's Fracking Debate?

This is a long read. Because the current 'debate' leaves out so much.

'Stand' a documentary film about British Columbia's threatened coast (review)

The idea of blending sports action with a story about the Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline project first came to filmmakers Anthony Bonello and Nicolas Teichrob not long after Hann’s paddling adventure.

The True Cost of Coal - headlines

•Turkish Mine Rescue Hampered by Fire That Killed Over 200 People •Coal mine collapse in West Virginia kills two miners •IEA: Coal use is spiking climate mitigation costs •The True Cost of Coal-report

Peak Oil Review - May 5

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

Krugman's Growthism

Paul Krugman often writes sensibly and cogently about economic policy. But like many economists, he can become incoherent on the subject of growth.

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