Oil spills, whether they are increasing or not, are not being communicated to local communities
A new GAO report finds the EPA is not doing an adequate job of keeping underground sources of drinking water safe.
Yesterday, we learned how a guy named M. King Hubbert introduced the concept of peak oil in 1956, a concept that peaked in the public psyche somewhere around August 2005. Today, we're returning to the question, "Whatever happened to peak oil?" - which is the moment oil production reaches a global maximum. Did peak oil […]
Court's ruling on Longmont's fracking ban just the latest twist in the war on fracking.
Remember 2005? In the middle of a Bush presidency, Terri Schiavo and her feeding tube captured national attention, Lance Armstrong was still winning Tour de France titles, and Arianna Huffington launched a new website. Perhaps it was the shock of Hurricane Katrina, or the post-Y2K lull, but we needed of a new apocalyptic obsession and […]