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Fracking & George Osborne

Lord Howell, former Tory Energy Secretary and father-in-law of the Chancellor, George Osborne, said that there were, “justified worries” about, “fracking” a method of extracting shale oil and gas and that this should not be inflicted on the “beautiful” South. 62 more words

Scottish Referendum

Fracking - a Cross-Community issue in Fermanagh!

County Fermanagh is truly a lakeland county – one of the most beautiful places in the world with pristine rivers and lakes, lush greenery and people with extraordinary integrity.  604 more words


China has more shale gas than any other country. But getting it out of the ground could be disastrous

The Middle Kingdom is thought to have the world’s largest technically recoverable shale gas resources, as well as the third-biggest supply of recoverable shale oil—more than 30 trillion cubic meters (1,115 trillion cubic feet) of shale gas—nearly twice what the US claims. 412 more words

Ten fracking things everyone should know

On the “Energy Tribune” web site, Peter C. Glover wrote an article titled “Ten Fracking Things Everyone Should Know.”

His “ten things” are reprinted below simply to point out some very basic and unquestionable facts that everyone should know about fracking. 378 more words

Environmental Issues

Twisted Tuesday: Vivienne Westwood and High Society Style at London Fashion Week

Vivienne Westwood, an English fashion designer who is notorious for bringing punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream, had a political undertone to her Autumn/Winter 2014-15 Red Label Collection. 60 more words


Scared Economics: The Emergence of the Entreprenurtureist [Alternatively titled: "Fear and Loathing in Finance"]

You may say it is just good luck that things work out so well: the trees don’t care about watering the plants around them—they are in it for themselves, maximizing their chances to survive and reproduce. 1,003 more words

Dominion, Duke to build $5B natural gas pipeline

NEW YORK (AP) – Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. 108 more words