Anti-fracking protesters demonstrate outside the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in Central London, November 12 2018.
A permanent fracking ban is needed to end the farce and shift resources into carbon capture and storage.
Protesters form a human chain around a fracking site in Balcombe, West Sussex.
In Labour target constituencies in the North of England, the moratorium applies. But sites in safe Conservative areas in the South East will remain open for business.
The fossil fuel industry plans to compensate for declining demand for gasoline by flooding the world with more plastic.
The attack on the Abqaiq oil facilities in Saudi Arabia has sparked geopolitical tensions but has had only a minor impact on oil prices.
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Energy-wise, the fallout from the attack on Saudi oil facilities has so far been very muted. The surge in oil production in the US over the past decade helps explain why.
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New research uses a different technique to give a much lower estimate.
The majority of fugitive methane emissions come from a minority of locations and activities – so-called super-emitters.
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Huge survey shows more than 80% of British people support for solar, but just 18% want fracking.
The Trump Whitehouse's weaponising of words has won them many battles – but whether 'molecules of US freedom' are aimed at foreign buyers or domestic supporters, this marketing ploy misses the mark.
The Cuadrilla fracking site in Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, Lancashire.
Pumping high-pressure fluid into fault lines causes them to slowly slip, increasing the pressure on more distant rock and inducing earthquakes far away.
The Flint Hills Resources oil refinery, near downtown Houston.
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The coal, oil and natural gas industries are also connected with human rights violations, public health disasters and environmental devastation.
Energy companies are drilling through the fibre of local communities.
A researcher looking at the social impacts of shale gas developments, explains why there's much more to the Blackpool tremors than just ground movements.
Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih.
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The oil-exporting organization may have mustered the political will to cut production, but its disunity remains intact.
An unconventional gas valve in WA’s Kimberley region, which has been newly opened up to fracking.
The Western Australian government's decision to green-light fracking in selected areas aims to walk a line between industry interests and community opposition. But across Australia the picture varies widely.
The Cuadrilla fracking site in Preston New Road, Lancashire.
Although fracking has been given the green light it's still not known how common felt earthquakes may become and if communities are willing to accept them
Fracking was on the ballot in Colorado’s midterm elections.
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Big oil and gas companies spent far more fighting this ballot initiative than the measure's supporters did.
Fracking protestors Rich Loizou, Simon Blevins and Richard Roberts released from prison on October 17.
The criminalisation of fracking protesters is not the exception, it has become the rule.
In Colorado, fracking often occurs right next to where people live.
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Landowners told researchers that they lacked the knowledge, time and money to advocate for themselves, their financial interests and their property in negotiations over drilling leases.
Storage site for wastewater from hydraulic fracturing operations just outside Reno, Texas.
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New research shows that injecting wastewater deep underground can cause earthquakes far from the injection site. It also raises questions about which rock layers are the safest injection targets.
Virginia Delegate Chris Hurst, a Democrat, at a Mountain Valley Pipeline protest before he took office.
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Whether they aim to stop pipelines in Virginia or block Pacific Northwest export terminals, organizers are trying to 'keep it in the ground' to save the climate.
Oil drilling produces natural gas that often gets burned on the spot, going to waste.
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Energy that otherwise would go to waste might someday power industrial-scale condensation.