RMPBS’ Insight with John Ferrugia, in collaboration with Inside Energy, investigates what state regulators knew about the dangers of flowlines and the tragedy in Firestone, Colo., where a home explosion linked to a leaking gas line resulted in the death of two men.
Three Animations To Help You Understand Fracking
A series of animated “explainers” produced in collaboration with AirWaterGas on the rise of fracking, water use in fracking, and the high stakes game of deciding where to drill.
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Colorado Governor Orders Review Of All Oil And Gas Operations
In the wake of an explosion that killed two people in Firestone, Colorado on April 17, Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered a review of all statewide oil and gas operations.
IE Questions: Super Grid! Spanning Continents In A Single Bound!
Somewhere in the world, the sun and wind are always shining and blowing, and people are always using electricity. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could get renewable power from the windy and sunny places to the power hungry places? That was presumably the thinking behind a question posed by an Inside Energy audience member: Would transmission losses be too high to sustain an international green power electrical grid? We answer it in this video explainer.
Energy Explained: Where Does It Come From And How Much Do We Use?
Nothing in our world – cars, coffee, cat videos, canned pineapple – would exist without energy. But although energy makes everything work, most of us don’t know answers to even the most fundamental questions: How much energy do we use? And where does our energy come from? This animated video looks at how our energy sources and uses vary across time and geography.
Video: Our Relationship With Energy Is Broken, So Let’s Fix It
Some people are obsessed with energy. Some are beyond bored. Others are bursting with questions. And more often than not, people talk about energy as if it’s a friend they haven’t talked to in years and keep meaning to call…but never do. This talk looks at how our relationship with energy is broken, and what we can do to fix it.
Trump Or Clinton? What’s At Stake For Energy States
Election day is creeping closer. And the next president could change the energy landscape of states that rely on coal, oil and gas. Inside Energy’s Amy Sisk looks at how the next president would affect energy-state North Dakota.
America’s Coal Crisis Could Leave Mine Clean Up Behind
When a coal company goes bankrupt, what happens to their mines? Thousands of abandoned mines are scattered across the country. With the US coal industry in crisis, the money for clean up is running out.
Backhoes, Pit Digs And Pipe Cuts: Rounding Up The National Gas Rodeo
This isn’t your typical rodeo. There are no horses, no cowboys and no lassos. But you will see skilled natural gas workers wield backhoes and shovels in a competition for bragging rights.
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Video: What Does The Clean Power Plan Mean For You?
The Clean Power Plan is our country’s most ambitious attempt yet to fight climate change, and it’s causing quite the legal stir. But what does it mean for you, and how big of a deal is it, really?