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Dr. Tony Ingraffea, a professor of engineering at Cornell University, joins Thom Hartmann in an interview on how fracking caused earthquakes in the Youngstown, Ohio area and other parts of the U.S.
This video help explain the concerns Ohioans have about fracking in their state and the injection well sites that store the hazardous wastewater from the fracking process.
Today, Jan. 10, Ohioans will gather at 1 p.m. on the west lawn of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, asking Gov. John Kasich to impose a moratorium on Ohio's oil and gas wastewater injection well sites and natural gas extraction process known as fracking, until further research and proper regulations are put in place to protect human health and the environment.
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By Richard Connor
Scientists have recorded Antarctica's first documented heat wave, warning that animal and plant life on the isolated continent could be drastically affected by climate change.
A case that has bounced around the lower courts for 13 years was finally settled yesterday when the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision, finding oil giant Citgo liable for a clean up of a 2004 oil spill in the Delaware River, according to Reuters.
The evidence continues to build that breathing dirty air is bad for your brain.
By Paul Brown
The amount of energy generated by tides and waves in the last decade has increased tenfold. Now governments around the world are planning to scale up these ventures to tap into the oceans' vast store of blue energy.