10 Most Toxic Ingredients Used In Coal, Oil and Gas Production
There are many reasons to reject fossil fuels now, after 200 years of their reign as society’s primary energy source.
History will articulate both the benefits provided to human society derived from fossil fuel energy technologies from 1750 to the present—and the extensive costs.
The ten “ingredients” listed in this article are not intended as an exclusive list. The major fossil fuels (oil, coal, gas) each use hundreds, if not thousands, of chemicals—often not disclosed—many of which are highly dangerous to human health. Attempting a comprehensive list of all the harmful chemicals used willingly by the oil, coal and gas industries …
North Sea Oil Leaks Expose Industry’s Inability to Safely Drill in Arctic
Greenpeace has warned about new figures showing Britain’s offshore rigs and platforms have leaked oil or other chemicals into the North Sea 55 times over the past month should act as a “reality check” for an industry aiming to drill in the Arctic.
"They’re trying to convince the world that they can operate safely in one of the world’s harshest environments, yet they can’t prevent this steady trickle of oil and other polluting chemicals leaking into the relatively safe waters of the North Sea."
"To sin by silence, when we should protest, Makes cowards out of men."
VIDEO - Sandra Steingraber’s Manifesto: Illinois Fracking Rules a Betrayal of Democracy and Science
"Knowing that our own government has abdicated its responsibility to protect the safety and well-being of the citizenry, knowing that no one is coming to save us, we declare our intent to save ourselves …"
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VIDEO: The Devastating Legacy of Extreme Fossil Fuel Extraction
Watch this powerful video from Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance, Our Back is Against the Wall, featuring Ponca elders Carter Camp and Casey Camp-Horinek describing the devastating legacy of oil exploitation in their communities in present day Oklahoma.
Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Still Spilling After Nearly a Decade
One thing, however, has remained constant at the site: It’s still leaking oil and forming a persistent, miles-long slick that is routinely visible on satellite images. Occasionally it reaches out more than 20 miles from the source.
Isn’t Nevada in the middle of a WATER CRISIS? What are they thinking?!
Nevada Fracking Bill Disregards Environmental & Human Health
The controversial technique—currently unregulated and unmonitored by state officials—is being proposed for use on more than 350,000 acres of public lands overseen by the Bureau of Land Management in central Nevada.