Groundwater unaffected by shale gas production in Arkansas

From Duke University , something sure to irritate people like Josh Fox, Joe Romm,  and Bill McKibben who are certain that fracking is terrible. DURHAM, N.C. — A new study by scientists at Duke University and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) finds no evidence of groundwater contamination from shale gas production in Arkansas. “Our results…

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Newsbytes: Japan Kills Climate Agenda – What Kyoto?

Turns Back To Coal, Abandons Emissions Targets From Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF The Japanese government is moving to speed up the environmental assessment process for new coal-fired power plants. According to Japanese media reports, the government intends to make 12 months the maximum period for assessing and approving new coal-fired power plants as…

Shale gas boom on

IEA: Natural Gas Can Supply World For 250 Years Thursday, 20 January 2011 09:51 United Press International Supplies of natural gas could last more than 250 years if Asian and European economies follow the U.S. unconventional reserves, the IEA said. The abundance of shale gas and other forms of so-called unconventional gas discovered in the…