A new report spans more than 300 peer-reviewed studies to present a comprehensive summary of the risks the industry creates for people’s health and wellbeing, as well as for the planet.
Hungry for development and industry investment, the Northern Territory government is putting one of the world’s last intact tropical ecosystems at risk. Scientists are calling for better protections.
Fracking for oil and gas uses millions of pounds of chemicals, some of which are toxic or carcinogenic. Two researchers summarize what companies have disclosed and call for more transparency.
There are fears the Northern Territory government will allow gas and other industries to extract substantially more water from the environment than is currently allowed.
When government whips turned a vote on fracking into a vote of confidence in the government, confusion ensued.
Fracking in the UK has a difficult history – economic theory suggests that whether fracking should occur is a simple case of consent and compensation.
Lake Eyre Basin contains one of the few pristine river systems left in the world. But new research shows oil and gas activity is extending its tentacles into these fragile environments.
Fracking resonates with anxieties over deindustrialisation and decarbonisation.
It’s great news Origin is walking away from fracking and gas. But other companies are still keen to frack the Beetaloo despite climate and environment concerns.
Britain was once sat on huge gas reserves, but most of it leaked away long ago.
Liz Truss has appointed a loyal cabinet with varied environmental credentials. What will this mean for UK climate action?
New regulations for protecting water resources during oil exploration are inadequate and should be reviewed.
Despite banning fracking in 2019, the UK government recently decided to review its safety.
Why recent calls for the UK to resuscitate shale gas exploration are for the birds.
New research shows how fracking could pose a threat to surface water quality, with consequences for human and environmental health.
Fracking the Beetaloo Basin has potential environmental and social harms that affect the Traditional owners in the Northern Territory.
If confirmed, US Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico would be the first Native American to run the agency that interacts with tribal nations. But her agenda extends far beyond Indian Country.
We discovered 11 (and probably more) new species of stygofauna living in water underground. These animals are usually blind, beautifully translucent and long-limbed.
Some speculated that voters in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Colorado and Texas would vote against Joe Biden because of his plans to phase out fossil fuels.
Republicans claim that Biden’s clean-energy program would mean massive job losses in the oil-and-gas sector. The figures cited are not supported by the facts.