Why fracking is not the way to go.

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/3/10/ohio-earthquakeslinkedtofracking.html Ohio earthquakes linked to fracking: This may mark the first time that an earthquake has been directly linked to fracking, activists say http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/18/after-fracking-blastchevronofferspizza.html After fracking blast, Chevron offers pizza: The company’s offer of free pizza to residents near a fracking fire causes mixed reactions “A Chevron well in the preparation stages for hydraulic fracturing exploded last […]

Climate change threatens to bring eradicated viruses back from the dead | The Verge

All it took was a single sample of frozen Siberian soil for an international collaboration of researchers to discover, and revive, a new type of “giant virus” — a virus whose unusually large size means scientists can spot it through a light microscope. Indeed, despite being frozen for over 30,000 years, Pithovirus sibericum still packs […]