For years, Oklahoman homes and nerves have been rattled by a series of ever-more-frequent earthquakes: in 2015 alone, 857 earthquakes in the state registered 3.0 or more on the Richter scale. Today, it's not just homes being shaken up.
Cros-Posted from DeSmogBlogAs the U.S. presidential race dominates the media, it is easy to forget that both chambers of the U.S. Congress are current...
Ultimately, the difference between Bernie Sanders and Clinton involves a grandiose difference in urgency between both candidates. Sanders wants to transition the U.S. from a perpetual consumer of fossil fuels, into an innovator in cleaner energy. His goal is to ban fracking; end of story.
Across America, corporate interests are taking aim at local government. With Congress gridlocked and a majority of state legislatures controlled by right-wing interests, cities have become laboratories of democracy for progressive policies like a higher minimum wage, LGBTQ protections, or parental leave.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When we harm forests, we harm ourselves. ...
Less than a week before the Iowa caucuses, Hillary Clinton attended a gala fundraiser in Philadelphia at the headquarters of Franklin Square Capital Partners, a major investor in the fossil-fuel industry, particularly domestic fracking.
Oklahoma needs a governor and politicians that aren't tepid, unresponsive, and unabashedly in the sheets with the oil industry. Courage is a rare thing in politics and unfortunately it is in short supply in Oklahoma.
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogAubrey McClendon, the embattled former CEO and co-founder of Chesapeake Energy, has announced his entrance into Argentina ...
By Aaron Isherwood and ...
Save and regrow tropical forests -- says an expert, as nations continue to curb carbon emissions.
While other parts of the west were overtaken with the fracking boom, the Turtle Mountain Band said no thanks. Here's the difference it made.
The disruptive innovation of fracking followed by the collapse in crude oil prices gives the world a surprise opportunity for investment in clean energy.
Clearwater, the groundbreaking environmental organization founded by Pete Seeger which spearheaded the drive for the national 1972 Clean Water Act, is in such dire financial straits that it intends to cancel or relocate its famed Hudson River Revival Festival.
In today's Radio Report: President Obama announces big changes for Big Coal and Big Oil on public lands; Republicans heart fracking in sixth GOP debate; finally, corporate media asks a debate question on climate change...to Democrats
Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes on a global scale.
A PowerPoint presentation obtained from a source and published by DeSmog in August 2013 has made its way into a major hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") related legal case, which is set to go to trial soon in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.