Tag Archives: Fracking

Roger Baker :
METRO | Is cheaper driving here to stay?

Gasoline may stay cheap until we burn through the current market glut in perhaps a year. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2015 [This article was written as a companion piece to Roger Baker’s Rag Blog … finish reading Roger Baker :
METRO | Is cheaper driving here to stay?

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Roger Baker :
America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally!, Part 2

The estimate of three years of easily affordable driving depends primarily on how long the current fracking boom, which is holding down the global oil price, can be sustained. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | October 1, 2014 … finish reading Roger Baker :
America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally!, Part 2

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Roger Baker :
America: You’ve got three more years to
drive normally!

Three more years? That’s pretty scary! Surely there must be a mistake in that headline. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | September 10, 2014 First in a series Is it possible that average Americans could have a hard … finish reading Roger Baker :
America: You’ve got three more years to
drive normally!

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Jack A. Smith :
Obama is wrong about natural gas

A new scientific study argues that both shale gas and conventional natural gas have larger greenhouse gas footprints than do coal or oil. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | July 29, 2014 Natural gas is falsely promoted … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
Obama is wrong about natural gas

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METRO | San Antonio art show takes on the South Texas ‘fracking frenzy’

Exhibit: Frackaso: Portraits of Extraction in Eagle Ford and Beyond Opening reception: Friday, April 18, 7 p.m. Place: Esperanza Peace & Justice Center Address: 922 San Pedro Avenue, San Antonio Dates of exhibit: Friday, April 18 – Sunday, August 31, 2014 … finish reading METRO | San Antonio art show takes on the South Texas ‘fracking frenzy’

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Steve Horn :
Keystone XL’s Houston ‘Fork in the Road’

Houston’s refinery row. Image from Gulf Restoration Network / DaSmogBlog. Keystone XL fork in the road: TransCanada’s Houston Lateral Pipeline Houston’s LyondellBasell refinery is retooling itself for the looming feast of tar sands crude and fracked oil bounty that awaits … finish reading Steve Horn :
Keystone XL’s Houston ‘Fork in the Road’

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Lamar W. Hankins : Politicians Refuse to Protect the Public

Explosion at fertilizer plant in West, Texas, April 17, 2013. Photo by Andy Bartee / KVUE.com. Texas explosion, guns, and fracking: Politicians refuse to protect the public Only a dramatic revolution of values focused on respect for people, creatures great … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Politicians Refuse to Protect the Public

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Richard Raznikov : Keep the ‘Change,’ Barack

Label this! Image from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds.Label this!Keep the ‘change,’ Barack I wonder whether the writer knew that Obama has appointed Monsanto’s chief lobbyist and a corporate vice president to serve as the ‘food safety czar’ of the Food … finish reading Richard Raznikov : Keep the ‘Change,’ Barack

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Jack A. Smith : The U.S. and Irreversible Climate Change

Cartoon from Saida Online.With U.S. leading the way:Irreversible climate change looms By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | November 29, 2011 The Obama Administration has largely remained passive about the critical imperative to reduce greenhouse gases to limit … finish reading Jack A. Smith : The U.S. and Irreversible Climate Change

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Lamar W. Hankins : Natural Gas and the Perils of Fracking

Light my fire. Images from the documentary film, Gasland.The perils of fracking:Protecting our waterfrom natural gas production By Lamar W. Hankins / The Rag Blog / March 29, 2011 Anyone who drinks water has a stake in the production of … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Natural Gas and the Perils of Fracking

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