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June 2017

Climate Damages To Ravage American South: New Study

Imagine 20 percent of your income going to damages from climate change, because that's the level of cost the poorest American counties could face by the end of this century, according to a study published today in the Journal Science.
Those…

Of Course Fracking Is Safe, Stanford Prof Says

The benefits of fracking far outweigh its costs not only economically, but environmentally, a Stanford University geophysicist said Friday.
After teaching geophysics at Stanford for 30 years Mark Zoback took the helm of Stanford's new Natural Gas…

How China, Not Obama, Waged The War On Coal

Global coal production is down record amounts thanks largely to China, BP's chief economist said Thursday, and coal's probably not coming back.
"I think we are seeing a significant and decisive shift in coal, a break from the past in terms of coal,"…

Another Fracking Time Bomb Lurks Beneath U.S.

You've heard about the earthquakes, the controversial claims of flammable tap water, the potential contamination of streams, lakes and drinking water aquifers, but the system that's supposed to pay for these calamities may itself be a pending…