The largest oil company in Europe reported profit of $484 million, compared with $4.4 billion in the first quarter of 2015. Source: Shell’s First-Quarter Profit Fell 89% Amid Weak Energy Prices – The New York Times
“The best way to protect our health from fracking is to ban this practice and keep these dirty fuels in the ground.” Source: Fracking’s Total Environmental Impact Is Staggering, Report Finds | ThinkProgress
Whaddayaknow, Fracking Really Does Cause Earthquakes (Maybe) | CleanTechnica.
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/03/12/3384911/exporting-lng-climate/ The crisis in Ukraine has rekindled arguments that the U.S. should export shale gas, supposedly to diminish the threat posed by Russia’s “energy weapon.” Sadly, few seem to care about diminishing the threat posed by climate change, since it has become increasingly clear that LNG would make things worse.
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 […]
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/6/report-finds-frackingcouldexacerbatewatershortageinmuchofus.html Report finds fracking drains water from drought-stricken states http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/06/oil-sands-responsible-much-higher-levels-emissions-previously-thought-report-finds/ Oil Sands Responsible For Much Higher Levels Of Emissions Than Previously Thought, Report Finds http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/22/will-late-natural-gas-provides-net-climate-benefit/ It Will Be Too Late Before Natural Gas Provides A Net Climate Benefit
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/20/plutonium-detectedoutsidenewmexiconuclearwastefacility.html Plutonium detected half-mile outside New Mexico nuclear waste facility http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/02/21/3316881/exxon-ceo-protests-fracking/ Exxon CEO Comes Out Against Fracking Project Because It Will Affect His Property Values http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/22/el-chapo-arrested.html Mexico’s billionaire drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ caught http://cleantechnica.com/2014/02/18/us-natural-gas-system-leaks-far-methane-previously-thought-research-finds/ US Natural Gas System Leaks Far More Methane Than Previously Thought, Research Finds