Mendoza: libertad de expresión, persecuciones, megaminería y fracking

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En el marco de la pandemia del Covid-19, el oficialismo mendocino impulsa una modificación al Código de Faltas para penar a quienes publiquen o difundan «fake news», mientras que las voces opositoras denuncian que la iniciativa en realidad es un caldo de cultivo para la persecución judicial, la censura, la megaminería y el fracking. El...

Fracking effort closes in on impoverished Colombian communities

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*This article is a collaboration between Semana Sostenible of Colombia and Mongabay Latam. Sofía and Nicole, two young girls from the Colombian village of Terraplén, sing at the top of their lungs: “We are happy! We are happy!” They jump barefoot between their home’s dirt floor and the planks of wood that line their front...

Guest post: What Covid-19 teaches us about fracking in the UK

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Fencing outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road fracking site, 18 August 2018. Photo: Ros Wills In this guest post, Chris Hesketh makes the case for a post-Covid-19 recovery without fracking or unconventional gas extraction. The mass lockdowns caused by Covid-19 are expected to reduce CO2 levels in 2020 by around 8%, which is similar to the...

More Fracking Planned for Greater Chaco Region

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The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) continues to offer millions of acres of public lands to the fossil fuel industry with minimal public input and little consideration for public health, ecological and cultural values, or the climate. As we previously reported, one place under siege by oil and gas development...

Longmont City Council to hold Tuesday executive session on anti-fracking lawsuit, Longmont Housing Authority

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The Longmont City Council is scheduled to meet virtually, outside of public view, for a Tuesday afternoon executive-session discussion of a lawsuit that seeks to reinstate Longmont’s voter-adopted ban on hydraulic fracturing within the city. City staff and Council members will participate remotely in that closed meeting, the agenda of which also includes a discussion...

A Nearby Fracking Site Has These Retirees Sheltering in Place and Scared for Their Lives

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This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. On a spring weekend morning a few weeks ago, Judy Kelly stepped outside of her house in Broomfield, Colorado, to grab the newspaper when her nose perked up. It smelled like something was burning. Kelly, who’s 73, lives...

Updated: Geological faults challenge fracking in the Fylde – new study

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Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road fracking site. Photo: Cuadrilla Resources Complex geology in one of the UK’s leading shale gas regions places a major constraint on exploration and production, scientists have concluded. A research paper from Heriot-Watt University found that faulting in the Bowland shale in the Fylde area of Lancashire was more complex than previously...

Diamondback implies possible fracking revival at $30 oil (NASDAQ:FANG) | Seeking Alpha

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Diamondback Energy (FANG -3%) says it needs is oil at just ~$30/bbl to consider bringing back curtailed crude production and fracking new wells. The compan This content was originally published here.

Bethany McLean’s Weekend Reading List: Fracking, Private Equity, and Hospitals –

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Corruption, lobbying, corporate malfeasance, and frauds: a weekly unconventional selection of must-read articles by investigative journalist Bethany McLean.  From the wonderful Barry Ritholtz. Can we do better? Well, we must.  I’ve long been a skeptic of fracking, but the human cost of the meltdown is high and it couldn’t come at a worse time. I...

U.S. Shale Producers Hint at Possible Fracking Revival at $30 Oil – Energy News for the Canadian Oil & Gas Industry | EnergyNow.ca

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By Rachel Adams-Heard and David Wethe  May 5, 2020 The historic rout in crude prices amid the Covid-19 pandemic has spurred an unprecedented retreat from shale exploration. Producers from Chevron Corp. and Exxon Mobil Corp. to mom-and-pop drillers are curbing output as the world runs out of places to store additional oil supply. Benchmark U.S....

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