Energy

A Tar Sands Pit The Size Of England – VIDEO

A Tar Sands Pit The Size Of England – VIDEO

  Canada’s boreal forest accounts for about a third of the circumpolar forest that rings the northern hemisphere. Otherwise known as taiga, boreal forests are also found in Russia, and the Scandinavian and Nordic countries. Dominated by conifers, the forests are predominantly comprised of white and black spruce, jack pine, bogs and fens. About 60 percent […]

Tyranny In Texas Continues – VIDEO

Tyranny In Texas Continues – VIDEO

Tyranny in Texas continues. I have been reporting on developments in the city of Denton, TX, where, in the last election, the residents passed a ballot measure to ban hydraulic fracturing within the city limits. The ban infuriated the oil and gas industry in the state and a lawsuit was immediately filed. That lawsuit is […]

Greg Abbott Chooses Big Business Over Democracy – VIDEO

Greg Abbott Chooses Big Business Over Democracy – VIDEO

Well, they did it. Last week, Governor Greg Abbott, signed HB40 into law and showed the world that democracy is dead in Texas, while oil and gas interests reign supreme. The law overrides the will of Denton, Texas voters, as well as any other Texas town or municipality that dares to try to ban hydraulic fracturing […]

Explosion At New York’s Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (Video)

Explosion At New York’s Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (Video)

Entergy Corporation’s Indian Point nuclear power plant, located just 38 miles north of New York City, was commissioned in 1974 and has had a number of incidents, the latest on May 9. A transformer explosion caused a fire and the release of several thousand gallons of oil into the Hudson River. According to Entergy spokesperson […]

Shell Oil Ignores Catastrophic Climate Change In Favor Of Profits

Shell Oil Ignores Catastrophic Climate Change In Favor Of Profits

The Guardian is reporting that Royal Dutch Shell is preparing for a business strategy that assumes a temperature rise of 4 degrees centigrade, which is twice the level considered safe for the planet. New Lens Scenarios, a document on the Shell website, refers to an International Energy Agency (IEA) forecast that predicts a 4C rise in the short […]

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