Fracking Hell: Poland’s Dash for Gas

Fracking multinationals have moved in to secure the sizable shale deposits in Poland. Advocates say this will bring prosperity and jobs, but opponents cite the US experience — where fracking has been marred by environmental and social concerns — and …

The Fossil Fuel Connection

Drilling for oil and gas releases chemicals into the air, chemicals that in low concentrations (parts per trillion) can affect how babies develop in the womb. Many of these chemicals are not monitored or measured despite the fact that they …

India: Coughing up Coal

India is rivaling China — in its plans to consume coal. India is aggressively expanding construction of coal fired power plants to meet growing energy needs. Some 455 new plants now are in the pipeline. With air pollution already a …