10 Years of Fracking: Its Impact on Our Water, Land and    Climate

Today’s analysis, an update of a similar 2013 study, paints a frightening picture of fracking’s harms in addition to its global warming pollution—including toxic chemical use and destroyed land. 

“The numbers in this report don’t lie,” Rachel Richardson, director of Environment America’s Stop Drilling program and co-author of the report, said. “For the past decade, fracking has been a nightmare for our drinking water, our open lands and our climate.”

READ FULL REPORT HERE

 

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Ecuador’s indigenous willing to die to defend rainforest against oil drilling

As oil drilling begins in the Ecuadorian Amazon, the Sápara people are prepared to lay their lives on the line to defend the Earth.

Indigenous, native, and First Nation communities around the world have long been fighting the forces of colonization. Thousands of unique communities with diverse cultures, languages, and beliefs are united in their desire to preserve their sacred ways of life. They are also fighting against the theft, slavery, and oppression which has characterized relations between native peoples and invaders.

Read full report>>>>>>

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Groundbreaking Study Confirms Link Between Fracking and Earthquakes

We already knew that injecting fracking waste into underground wells can cause quakes. But now it’s not just the injections wells, but the fracking procedure itself that can be linked to seismicity.

.fracking_quakes_750

A groundbreaking study published in Seismological Research Letters has demonstrated a link, for the first time, between fracking for oil and gas and earthquakes. Photo credit: Wikipedia

READ REPORT HERE
Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail