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Fracking Debate

Give Us the Whole Truth About Fracking

Marc Ross | Posted 08.25.2016 | Green
Marc Ross

The facts are slippery when it comes to the great fracking debate in America, where truth, lies, and spin often collide, and end up leaving us confused and dizzy -- all thanks to the courtesy of the powers that be.

Pro-Fracking Guest Says Appearing On The Daily Show 'Felt Like Three Hours Of Waterboarding'

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green

The "Daily Show" ran a segment on hydraulic fracturing on Thursday night that featured its "correspondent" Asif Mandvi interviewing people on the cont...

Hickenlooper To Debate Boulder Commissioner On Fracking

The Boulder Daily Camera | | Posted 05.26.2013 | Denver

Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones is set to debate Gov. John Hickenlooper on natural gas hydraulic fracturing -- or fracking -- on April 1 in De...

Fracking Causes Friction in Promised Land

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 03.10.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Directed by Gus Van Sant in the tradition of The China Syndrome and Silkwood, Promised Land uses mainstream entertainment to delve into American values, corporate responsibility, and activism.

The Real Story Behind the Fracking Debate

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 09.29.2012 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Are you confused by the debate over fracking? I'm not surprised. The public debate is complex, angry, boisterous, a mix of science intertwined with politics, and complicated by a lack of information (or even intentional disinformation) on all sides.

WATCH: Letterman Goes On Fracking Rant Against 'Greedy Oil And Gas Companies'

Posted 07.20.2012 | Green

On Wednesday night's "Late Show," host David Letterman took several minutes to share his thoughts on fracking. Scolding the "greedy oil and gas compan...

Fracking Debate At Aspen Ideas Fest Changes Minds

The Colorado Independent | Troy Hooper | Posted 07.06.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: ASPEN — After an Oxford-style debate Sunday night, environmental attorneys Deborah Goldberg and Kath...

WATCH: Experts Debate The Pros And Cons Of Fracking

Posted 06.13.2013 | Green

A recent debate from Intelligence Squared U.S. examined the growing American shale gas boom and brought experts together to discuss the pros and cons ...

Shale Oil "Flaring" Is Dirty Secret of U.S. Oil Boom

Mindy S. Lubber | Posted 05.29.2012 | Green
Mindy S. Lubber

My question in response would be this: Given business, reputational, environmental and other risks, can't the industry figure out a way to successfully capture this perfectly usable gas at a profit?

In Industry We Trust

Scott Edwards | Posted 01.16.2012 | Green
Scott Edwards

Until the fracking industry provides scientists and the public with a list of the toxics it wants to pump into the earth, this activity simply should not be allowed anywhere.

WATCH: T. Boone Pickens Defends 'Fracking'

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Who did T. Boone Pickens anger more last night, OPEC or fracking victims? Founder and Chairman of BP Capital, T. Boone Pickens visited The Daily Show ...