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Frackopoly

by H. Patricia Hynes | ( Truthdig.com) | - - Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment A book by Wenonah Hauter (The New Press, 2016) Branding fracked…
Does Fracking give you Cancer?

Does Fracking give you Cancer?

By Tom Giesen | (Informed Comment) | - - Alarming and world-shaking new findings have emerged about the dangers of waste water from hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"). Researchers have assessed the potential health…
Climate Denial as a Corporate Criminal Conspiracy

Climate Denial as a Corporate Criminal Conspiracy

By Naomi Oreskes | (Tomdispatch.com) | - - Recently, the Washington Post reported new data showing something most of us already sense: that increased polarization on Capitol Hill is due to the way the Republican…
President Obama vetoes Keystone pipeline bill

President Obama vetoes Keystone pipeline bill

RT | -- As promised, US President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill from Congress which will halt construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Defying the wishes of the Republican-led House…
The false promise of fracking and local jobs

The false promise of fracking and local jobs

By Susan Christopherson | (The Conversation) In a surprise decision that led to consternation in the oil and gas industry and elation among fracking opponents, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in December…