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What do future cities look like?

Mic | Steve Dool | Sept. 18, 2017 City planning in the 21st century often requires navigating a Pandora’s Box of complicated, interconnected issues. In population-dense urban centers like San Francisco, for example, strict zoning laws clash with a need for more housing. In contrast, further south in Los Angeles, an abundance of new construction has exacerbated the city’s growing population. One common […]

Hollywood Fractivists Should Fear, FractCheck is Here

Fox and Hounds | Dave Quast | 10/16/17 For years, anti-fracking activists (“fractivists”) and Hollywood celebrities have made unfounded claims about fracking with no consequence or regard for scientific facts. The fact that oil and gas fuel their jet-setting and yachting lifestyles is apparently lost on them, too. To dispel these rumors and keep fractivists’ false claims in […]

Jury convicts activist who targeted North Dakota pipeline

The Associated Press | Oct 8, 2017, 4:52 PM ET A North Dakota jury has convicted an environmental activist who targeted an oil pipeline a year ago. The Pembina (PEM’-buh-nuh) County jury found Michael Foster of Seattle guilty Friday of conspiracy to commit criminal mischief, criminal mischief and trespass. Foster was acquitted of reckless endangerment. Foster’s actions were […]

Fracking Has Cut More CO2 Emissions Than All Renewable Energy Combined

The Daily Caller | Michael Bastasch | 10/6/17 Hydraulic fracturing has done more to cut U.S. carbon dioxide emissions in the last decade than all renewable energy sources and nuclear power combined, according to data from the Energy Department’s statistical arm. The shift from coal to natural gas alone cut CO2 emissions more than 2 […]

Standing Rock Tribal Head Who Led Dakota Access Pipeline Fight Voted Out

Associated Press | September 28, 2017 BISMARCK, N.D. – Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault, who has been the face and voice of the Dakotas tribe during its long and futile attempt to block the four-state Dakota Access pipeline, has lost his bid for re-election. Unofficial results from Wednesday’s general tribal election showed that Dave […]

FrackFeed Introduces Hollywood’s Worst Nightmare: FractCheck

September 26, 2017 FractCheck.com will fact check major claims about fracking Egregiously false claims will be branded as such; accurate claims will be acknowledged as “Fracts” FrackFeed has launched a new initiative that will keep fractivists’ false claims in check, and serve as a helpful resource for individuals looking for facts on hydraulic fracturing. The […]

Anti-fracking activists looking for Elise Jones picket wrong house

John Fryar | Times Call | 09.11.17 Anti-fracking activists wrote a news release about a demonstration they staged Sunday outside a Marine Street residence in Boulder that they thought was the home where Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones lives. Jones does not live there, though, and said on Monday that while she’s one of the […]

Do Fossil Fuel Protesters Know How Much Those Fuels Impact Their Lives?

By: David Blackmon | 8.13.17 | Forbes Last Friday, the American Statesman published a piece titled “About 100 Protesters Call For Austin To End Fossil Fuel Use For Power”. Being from Texas, I read the piece and viewed the video attached to the story with great interest. The City of Austin – Texas’s capital city – maintains […]

Why ‘Keep It In The Ground’ Is Not Necessarily Green

By: Scott Tinker | 8.10.17 | Forbes Passionate voices in environmental, political and even academic spheres have recommended elimination of 85% of global energy by keeping oil, natural gas and coal in the ground, thus cutting back on greenhouse gas emissions. This, they argue, is for the welfare of the global climate and of the […]

Al Gore climate change sequel bombs at box office

By: Joe Concha | 8.7.2017 | The Hill Al Gore’s climate change sequel to “An Inconvenient Truth” finished 15th at the box office this weekend despite heavy national promotion from the former vice president and environmentalist. “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” is a follow-up to the Academy Award-winning documentary “An Inconvenient Truth,” which generated nearly $50 […]