#Fossil Fuels

  • Article: Loopholes in England's Fracking Ban Cause Concern for Environmental Activists

    Loopholes in England's Fracking Ban Cause Concern for Environmental Activists

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 12, 2019

    The government has insisted fracking is "off the table." Read more

  • Article: Renewable Energy Just Overtook Fossil Fuels in the UK for the First Time

    Renewable Energy Just Overtook Fossil Fuels in the UK for the First Time

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 16, 2019

    Renewable energy just provided 40% of all of Britain’s electricity needs. Read more

  • Article: Fracking Paused Once Again in Lancashire After Drilling Provoked the Biggest Earthquake Yet

    Fracking Paused Once Again in Lancashire After Drilling Provoked the Biggest Earthquake Yet

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 22, 2019

    Seismic activity was recorded with a magnitude of 1.55. Read more

  • Article: Africa's Largest Wind Power Project Just Opened in Northern Kenya

    Africa's Largest Wind Power Project Just Opened in Northern Kenya

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 22, 2019

    This will help reduce electricity costs and dependence on fossil fuels. Read more

  • Article: Britain's National Trust Is Selling All Its Fossil Fuel Assets by 2022

    Britain's National Trust Is Selling All Its Fossil Fuel Assets by 2022

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 5, 2019

    The conservation charity is divesting from harmful fossil fuels. Read more

  • Article: The UK's Oil and Gas Industry Has a Message for Greta Thunberg and Other Youth Activists

    The UK's Oil and Gas Industry Has a Message for Greta Thunberg and Other Youth Activists

    By Helen Lock|June 5, 2019

    "We are listening because we want the world to be a better place too." Read more

  • Article: Trump Administration Wants to Open 1 Million Acres to Oil Drilling and Fracking in California

    Trump Administration Wants to Open 1 Million Acres to Oil Drilling and Fracking in California

    By Sushmita Roy|April 29, 2019

    The plan, if executed, will increase air, water, and noise pollution. Read more

  • Article: Top Climate Scientist Says UK Fracking Plans 'Ignore Science'

    Top Climate Scientist Says UK Fracking Plans 'Ignore Science'

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 18, 2018

    Fracking has made a comeback — and people aren't happy. Read more