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Turning Points at Princeton: Three Views of Hydrolic Fracking

By Yoo Jin Lee (with Sela Hong) Center alumni

On September 11, 2012, Sela Hong and I took a trip to Princeton University to attend a panel discussion on hydraulic fracturing. 392 more words

Australian River on Fire in Mining Area

Massive fracking fires in the river burn for over an hour: Australian MP

Massive flames erupt from methane gas bubbling to the surface of the Condamine River in Quessland, Australia due to ongoing coal seam gas mining in the region, according to locals. 177 more words

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Breaking: Kirby Misperton fracking decision to be taken in May

North Yorkshire County Council has set the date to consider Third Energy’s proposal to frack for shale gas at its site at Kirby Misperton

The council’s planning committee will meet to vote on the planning application in four weeks’ time on Friday 20 May 2016 at County Hall in Northallerton. 455 more words


Government is the “enemy of the people” on fracking– former UK climate envoy

A former climate diplomat has accused the government of treating people with deception and cynicism over the regulation of fracking. 719 more words


Oil prices are plummeting again because big oil states failed to freeze their production

More evidence of mayhem among oil drillers has triggered a selloff in the market: Oil prices are down more than 5% in Monday trading in Asia, with no clear barrier to a continued plunge. 504 more words

Oil prices are set to plunge again after major producers failed to agree to a production freeze

This story has been updated with oil prices plummeting.

Oil producers gathered in Doha today (April 17) failed to reach an agreement to freeze production in the glutted global crude oil market. 408 more words