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Why frack off Brexit might improve Europe’s Environment

 Brexit/Britain is opposing — along with oil and gas industry — an EU proposal to monitor methane emissions from fracking. Government officials called it “unnecessary red tape,” according to the Guardian, but they are clearly either not interested in addressing climate change … Continue reading

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Shale gas, new map big fossil fuel frontier, from Lock the Gate reveals

New national mapping of mining tenements across Australia released today reveals that 37.3 per cent of the Australian continent is covered by coal and gas titles and applications. The interactive map, produced for the anti-coal and gas group, Lock the … Continue reading

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Fracking America, scale of past, present and scary future

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Fracking mythology is single biggest threat to solar revolution

When one reads that by 2020 an “energy trio” purchase of solar roof plus electric vehicle plus domestic battery will be able to pay for itself within six to eight years, while giving a 7% pre-tax return on investment, how could it … Continue reading

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Santos’ csg game shattered by a U-bomb

As expected by many, here’s news about csg contamination of aquifer.  The worry is not about carcinogenic tracking chemicals but the dreaded U, 20 times more concentrated than limit, all but drowning out heavy metals as well. Financial analysis shows Santos performance lagging … Continue reading

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Fracking Is Already Straining U.S. Water Supplies

…worries are also growing about fracking’s effect on water supply, as the water-intensive process stirs competition for the resources already stretched thin by drought or other factors. Every fracking job requires 2 million to 4 million gallons of water, according … Continue reading

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