Articles on energy from fossil fuels (coal, oil & gas, tar sands) & nuclear power, as well as renewables like solar, wind, hydropower, geothermal, biomass & biofuels. Plus environmental effects of tailings ponds, gas seepage, oil spills & fracking.

Coal Mining South Kalimantan Indonesia

Fossil Fuels: The Facts

What Are Fossil Fuels? Popularized by climate change, the term “fossil fuels” describes any solid, liquid or gaseous fuel (like coal, peat, crude oil, petroleum

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Fracking Industrial Site Colorado

What Is Fracking?

Fracking, short for hydraulic fracturing, is a relatively new extraction method for natural gas and petroleum, which injects water, chemicals and sand at very high

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