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2014 Nobel Prize Economist Argues for Binding GHG Targets

The winner of this year's Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences argues it is necessary to reach a binding agreement on climate change regulations as soon as possible or emissions of carbon dioxide may become even worse as countries try to get better leverage for target negotiations. The Royal Swedish...

Shale Gas Drilling Rules to be Eased Despite Overwhelming Opposition

Fracking firms could benefit by up to £105 million a year from a legal change that is being pushed through despite overwhelming public opposition. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has long had  plans to change the law so that drilling for shale gas deep under peoples'...

US State Proposes Rule on Fracking Waste Wells and Earthquakes

Oil and gas operators in Texas would have to check an area's seismic history before drilling a new waste disposal well, and state regulators would be able to shut down disposal wells that are linked to earthquakes, under a proposal approved today by the Texas Railroad Commission. The proposed rule...

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