Shale gas, tight oil, and fracking – headlines

•Trouble in fracking paradise •Censored EPA PA Fracking Water Contamination Presentation Published for First Time •Wood Mackenzie Says Bakken & Eagle Ford Will Produce More than the Two Largest Fields in North America Combined •Bridge Or Gangplank? Study Finds Methane Leakage From Gas Fields High Enough To Gut Climate Benefit •This 7-Year-Old Is Banned From Talking About Fracking—Ever •Peak shale oil? What peak?

Recognising Reality

It is now all but impossible to limit global warming to less than +2°C from pre-industrial temperatures. The hope offered by fossil fuel limitations and ecnomic slowdown is fading. We now have to consider life in a 4 °C warmer world.