While the numbers may sound large, in terms of how much water it takes to fracture a well, in the grand scheme of things the percentages of total water use are quite small.
The risk of well integrity failures are similar to other areas of risk for hydraulic fracturing—the risks tend to be quite low.
Turns out, LEED school buildings actually consume more energy, and therefore cost more money, than non-LEED schools.
Prime Minister Trudeau's letter to Finance Minister Bill Morneau lists 27 priorities—we offer a quick reaction to 13 of these priorities.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found no evidence that hydraulic fracturing led to widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water resources.
The percentage of recycled water used in hydraulic fracturing is growing.
Ontario can offer some painful examples of what can happen when you abandon coal for renewables.
If safety is really the number one concern, then the best option is to just build pipelines rather than tinker with regulations governing the oil by rail industry.
Naomi Klein’s anti-capitalist vision for the future may allow for only a few lucky high-flyers.
The Council managed to cobble together a very scary scenario. However, in doing so, they committed errors of omission and commission that render their report essentially meaningless.
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