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Becoming earthquake country

Becoming earthquake country

Oklahoma’s seismic surge is unprecedented. It can be explained, but not by hydraulic fracturing — at least not directly

By | Posted January 20, 2017

Mountains, prairies ... and oil wells

Mountains, prairies … and oil wells

Environmentalists worry new rules on oil and gas wells in parks still aren’t tough enough

By | Posted January 23, 2016

Hidden Wonders Below the Surface

Hidden Wonders Below the Surface

Old drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico house a surprising bounty, if we can figure out how to preserve them safely.

By | Posted July 1, 2014

The science behind the sanctions

The science behind the sanctions

Sensible response to Iran and its nuclear ambitions means understanding the science behind the sanctions.

By | Posted March 29, 2012

VIDEO: New York State: To frack or not to frack?

VIDEO: New York State: To frack or not to frack?

That is the question

By | Posted March 26, 2012

Climate Mash 2011

Climate Mash 2011

Six years after Bobby Pickett wrote “Climate Mash,” the world’s environmental challenges are still frightening

By | Posted November 1, 2011

From Bacteria to Blueberry

From Bacteria to Blueberry

A renewable energy company in Seattle discovers a new way to brew biochemicals.

By | Posted May 29, 2010