Opinion

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Company admits fracking caused quakes

In the race to obtain gas, many companies have taken to tampering with large underground deposits, using a process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to retrieve it.

Fracking: Are the regulators in bed with the oil and gas industry?

The Environmental Protection Agency can't protect the environment because oil companies don't want it to. What the frack is that?

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"The Last Mountain": The people versus Massey Energy

An impassioned look at the environmental, climate, and health dangers -and unsafe working conditions - created by the coal industry.

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The people of Japan are in our hearts

We extend our deepest sympathy and solidarity to the people of Japan in the unfathomable tragedy that is still unfolding, and we think about the wider implications.

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Spin, baby, spin: Connecticut debates wind turbines

Connecticut prepares for debate between "Drill, baby, drill" or "Spin, baby, spin," wind turbines vs. fossil fuels.

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Investing in clean transportation could create 3.7 million jobs

Comprehensive energy and climate policies, and infrastructure spending on clean transportation, could create 3.7 million jobs in the U.S., a new study shows.

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GOP blocks bills, drawing Obama ire

The Senate today set the stage to finally provide much needed aid to states to avoid teacher and other public employee layoffs, but only two Republicans voted for the measure.

Oops, they did it again

For all their presumed political prowess and message discipline, the Republicans have a habit of very bad timing when it comes to policy proposals.

Why BP’s U.S. operations should be nationalized - now

Stopping the spill, and beginning recovery, is beyond the capacity of a private corporation.

Unwinding the BP spin

British Petroleum is now putting a special spin on the crisis caused by the explosion of its oil well in the Gulf of Mexico - and it's the most revolting spin yet.

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