Fracking

Iran's Mahan Air

Iran Is Open For Business. What Does This Mean for the Global Economy? Iran Is Open For Business. What Does This Mean for the Global Economy?

The country could put up to a million barrels of oil a day on the market.

Jan 19, 2016 / Foreign Policy In Focus / Juan Cole

Youth Power and Powerlessness at COP21

Youth Power and Powerlessness at COP21 Youth Power and Powerlessness at COP21

Young people have been banging their heads on the walls of the political establishment for far too long. It’s time we figure out something new.

Dec 10, 2015 / StudentNation / Chloe Maxmin and StudentNation

Once Again, California Leads the Way

Once Again, California Leads the Way Once Again, California Leads the Way

Governor Jerry Brown leads in tackling catastrophic climate change.

Dec 8, 2015 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Day After Tomorrow

Are Disaster Movies Predicting Our Future? Are Disaster Movies Predicting Our Future?

The latest IPCC report suggests that sudden climate catastrophes with irreversible consequences may not be as improbable as we once thought.

Oct 8, 2015 / Michael T. Klare

John Fetterman

This Tattooed, Head-shaven, Straight-talking Mayor Wants to Be the Next Senator From Pennsylvania This Tattooed, Head-shaven, Straight-talking Mayor Wants to Be the Next Senator From Pennsylvania

John Fetterman talks inequality, immigration, drug legalization, same-sex marriage, “bittergate,” and how to revive post-industrial America.

Sep 25, 2015 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

A fracking protest in Seneca Lake, New York

Meet the New York State Community That’s Standing Up to Big Energy Meet the New York State Community That’s Standing Up to Big Energy

The Crestwood corporation wants to build a massive fracking hub in Seneca Lake—but residents won't let that happen without a fight.

Jul 9, 2015 / Ellen Cantarow

Are Fracking Workers Being Poisoned on the Job?

Are Fracking Workers Being Poisoned on the Job? Are Fracking Workers Being Poisoned on the Job?

A new study suggests air pollution near fracking sites may be worse than previously estimated—putting workers and local residents at increased risk of cancer, birth defects and oth...

Nov 10, 2014 / Blog / Michelle Chen

How a Small Town in North Dakota Became One of America’s ‘Truly Elite’ Oil Fields

How a Small Town in North Dakota Became One of America’s ‘Truly Elite’ Oil Fields How a Small Town in North Dakota Became One of America’s ‘Truly Elite’ Oil Fields

Thanks in part to Williston, North Dakota, the United States surpassed Saudi Arabia in total oil and gas production, making the nation the number one consumer and producer of fossi...

Oct 13, 2014 / Laura Gottesdiener

If Jerry Brown Is So Green, Why Is He Allowing Fracking in California?

If Jerry Brown Is So Green, Why Is He Allowing Fracking in California? If Jerry Brown Is So Green, Why Is He Allowing Fracking in California?

The California governor wants to be known as a climate leader. But he has said yes to fracking—for now.

Jun 18, 2014 / Feature / Mark Hertsgaard

Is Fracking a Necessary Evil?

Is Fracking a Necessary Evil? Is Fracking a Necessary Evil?

Despite the ills of fracking, the Obama administration claims more natural gas is part of the solution to climate change.

Aug 15, 2013 / Blog / Madeline Ostrander

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