Politics and its Discontents: Don’ Worry, Be Happy – It’s Only the Arctic So Who Cares?

You know when you’ve eaten something dodgy and you get that rumbling in your guts that tells you this is no time to go too far from the throne? Well, that’s sort of what may be going on in the Arctic right now. There’s a definite rumbling across the far North that portends potentially explosive ...

PostArctica: Nina Berman – Fracking

Methane flaring from gas-drilling wellsNina Berman/NOOR This Is What Fracking Really Looks Like by David Rosenberg Photographer Nina Berman had just started focusing on climate and environmental issues when she read an article about fracking and its connection to the possible contamination of New York City’s drinking water. Berman resides in New York and knew ...

DeSmogBlog: New Shill Gas Study Published by SUNY Buffalo Institute With Heavy Industry Ties

shutterstock_15465343.jpg When does a study on the unconventional shale gas industry become a "shill gas study"? The quick answer: when nearly everyone writing and peer reviewing it has close ties to the industry they're purportedly doing an "objective" study on. The newest kid on the block: a recent study published by SUNY Buffalo's Shale Resources and ...