This article discusses a report that shows that more than half PA gas wells used ‘secret’ chemicals for fracking or drilling.
Energy companies in Pennsylvania declined to identify potentially harmful chemicals used for drilling and fracking for natural gas in more than half the unconventional wells developed between 2013 and […]Continue reading
This article discusses how the Trump administration is making it easier for O&G companies to pollute our air, by releasing more and more methane into the atmosphere.
Methane, which is among the most powerful greenhouse gases, routinely leaks from oil and gas wells, and energy companies have long said that the rules […]Continue reading
This article discusses how a warmer world makes hurricanes wetter and more intense.
A warmer world makes for nastier hurricanes. Scientists say they are wetter, possess more energy and intensify faster.
Their storm surges are more destructive because climate change has already made the seas rise. And lately, the storms seem to […]Continue reading
This article discusses how hurricane Florence has washed away toxic coal ash in NC. Duke Energy, owner of the landfill, says some of the coal ash escaped into a nearby lake. This is another article on the same subject.
Heavy rains from Florence washed out a portion of […]Continue reading
This article discusses how climate change is driving global hunger. The number of undernourished people around the globe increased to nearly 821 million in 2017, the third straight year of growth and the highest figure since 2009, according to a new report from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization.
This article discusses the linkage between worsening damage from hurricanes because of climate change. That’s according to a new predictive study by scientists looking at conditions driving the dangerous East Coast storm.
he catastrophic rains accompanying Hurricane Florence along the U.S. East Coast can be blamed squarely […]Continue reading
This article discusses the dangers involved in building the Shell Falcon Pipeline = 25 zones along the proposed Shell Falcon Pipeline are at risk of explosions due to landslides. A landslide caused a natural gas pipeline 35 miles west of Pittsburgh to explode on Monday. It wasn’t […]Continue reading
This article discusses how climate change is affecting our future.
It is in America’s core economic and national security interest to contain greenhouse-gas emissions “at a level that prevents dangerous human interference with the global climate.” That’s because climate change is a “threat multiplier” that “poses immediate risks to […]Continue reading
This article discusses the impact on migratory birds from climate change – it is not good. Spring is advancing much faster in northern areas than it is in southern areas throughout three migration routes.
Generally in North America, spring is arriving earlier and earlier. But this shift isn’t uniform […]Continue reading
This article discusses how solar energy is increasingly the power source of choice, despite Trump’s efforts to focus on fossil fuels.
Procurement of solar energy by U.S. utilities “exploded” in the first half of 2018, prompting a prominent research group to boost its five-year installation forecast on Thursday despite the […]Continue reading