Are abandoned oil and gas wells dumping methane into the atmosphere?
December 18, 2014, 9:28 a.m. by Shea Gunther
Researchers at Princeton recently studied the question, and what they found was not pretty.
Biggest U.S. methane source spotted from space
October 10, 2014, 11:10 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The gassy hotspot is centered over New Mexico's San Juan Basin, where some 40,000 wells suck out natural gas trapped in coal seams.
Giant hole mysteriously forms in Siberia, and nobody knows why
July 17, 2014, 2:35 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The gaping 260-foot-wide hole was spotted in an area of Siberia known as 'the end of the world.'
Fracking to blame for Ohio earthquakes
September 4, 2013, 12:29 p.m. by Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
The Youngstown quakes were triggered by wastewater injection, scientists have discovered.
Why you should care about the looming helium shortage
August 21, 2013, 11:19 a.m. by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
The worldwide shortage of helium threatens many industrial, medical and military applications far beyond balloons.
New technology helps utilities sniff out natural gas pipeline leaks
August 9, 2013, 10:23 a.m. by John Platt
Aging pipelines leak dangerous amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
Warren Buffett could soon own the largest energy holding company in the U.S.
August 8, 2013, 10:47 a.m. by John Platt
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to acquire NV Energy, and Sen. Harry Reid wants to help.
Shh! Settlement bans two kids from talking about fracking – for life
August 7, 2013, 11:39 a.m. by John Platt
The unusual gag order case affects two Pennsylvania children, ages 7 and 10.
U.S. hits renewable energy record in 2012
July 30, 2013, 4:09 p.m. by Laura Poppick, LiveScience
With the government approval of fracking in many states, along with steady growth in wind and solar energy, 2012 saw the highest rate of alternative energy sources in the United States.
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