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You may have heard something about the impact burning fossil fuels is having on our planet's climate. You may have also heard lip service by politicians about the need to address the problem, both ...
by DWG
Comment Count 96 comments on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 09:32 AM PST with 138 Recommends
Damage from the Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, oil-train derailment last July, which killed 47 people and destroyed 30 major buildings in the town center, has been variously estimated, with some analysts ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 124 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2014 at 11:29 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
Drill rig and well pads near confluence of ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 11:21 AM PST with 80 Recommends
There is no acceptable English word to describe how hot it was on the day I ran into Toby. When I started talking to him on the corner of South Main and Charleston in Las Vegas's arts district it ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 02:06 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
The oil industry is pumping crude from the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota at a pace so fast that it is flaring, or burning off, more than one-third of all natural gas produced in the state. ...
by Magnifico
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jul 24, 2012 at 01:05 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Flames soared, black smoke billowed into the sky, and an afternoon turned to terror. On April 30th, a train carrying highly-flammable oil derailed and exploded in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, ...
by ForestEthics
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 02:02 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Here is another sordid tale in the crazed frenzy to frack America. A spate of lawsuits have been filed over possible abuses in the leasing of tribal lands in the shale oil and gas rush in North ...
by DWG
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 06:54 AM PST with 17 Recommends
An oft-repeated energy statistic states that the United States only holds 3% of the proved petroleum reserves in the world, and yet we use about a quarter of the world's oil output. People often use ...
by skymutt
Comment Count 110 comments on Fri Feb 09, 2007 at 10:10 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Subject: OIL - you better sit down. Absolutely stunning – I can see the oil fat cats sitting around their billion dollar conference tables deciding how to control and manipulate this market.
by mHainds
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Dec 14, 2010 at 05:55 PM PST with 4 Recommends