October 25th, 2012 | by Earth Policy Institute
The great energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is under way. As fossil fuel prices rise, as oil insecurity deepens, and as concerns about pollution and climate instability cast a shadow over the future of coal, a new world energy economy is emerging. The old energy economy, fueled by oil, coal, and natural gas, is being replaced with an economy powered by wind, solar, and geothermal energy.
February 7th, 2012 | by SnagFilms
We all know that the affordability, efficiency, and sustainability of cleaner, greener energy will be a major challenge for this century. Some have called natural gas a better and cleaner energy source; yet, even if we set aside this hot air, the process of extracting the gas (called hydraulic fracturing or fracking) proves problematic for both environmentalists as well as those in proximity to the wells. SnagFilms' After the Gas Rush series explores the dangers associated with natural gas fracking
October 11th, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post
A few committed individuals can make a big difference, as shown by this victory of anti-fracking activists in Pennsylvania
April 14th, 2011 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
Yep, I saw Gasland… so, like many of us, I’m pretty concerned about the growing use of hydraulic fracturing (aka