Low-Carbon Equals Low-Pollution

It’s not exactly news that many scientists agree that switching to low-carbon technologies to produce energy would help reduce pollution. But as we consider these technologies, questions arise regarding the cost of building new plants, the materials necessary and whether they would cause other types of pollution. A study, released this week in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences journal, set out to answer these questions and arrived at a simple conclusion: taking all these factors into consideration, low-carbon technologies are still the answer to a greener planet.

If You Read Only One Story On Health And Fracking, Read This One

As communities find themselves in the midst of unprecedented energy development, for people who live near oil and gas wells, are there health risks?

Inside Energy met with scientists to learn how oil and gas drilling affects your health and to clarify the confusion.

Find out about what drilling means for water, air and your health, and how a new research collaboration is helping communities understand the risks and benefits of the drilling boom.