Shale gas and fracking – June 28

•Josh Fox [Director Gasland Part II] on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart •Natural gas found in drinking water near fracked wells •Get fracking: MPs back the dash for UK’s shale gas •Polish town says ‘no’ to shale gas •Electricity prices soar in West Texas as shale drilling expands •Methane Scrutiny in Obama Climate Plan May Cost Drillers

Scientific viewpoint or ‘religious’ belief: My cat explains energy optimism

Some ideas find their basis in fact, while others fall under the category of faith. But, then there is a vast sea of ideas parading as facts, when really, these ‘facts’ are nothing but ideology based on ideas that are empirically false or at least suspect.