Lithium extraction for the batteries that power our cell phones, laptops & electric cars is hardly as risky for the environment as fracking…
Dear EarthTalk: The proposed KeystoneXL oil pipeline from Canada into the U.S. seems to get all the headlines, but shouldn’t we also be worried about the Energy East pipeline? — Art Shea, Troy, NY The Energy East Pipeline is a $12 billion project proposed by TransCanada Corp. that will combine existing, converted natural gas pipelines […]
A Canadian company is trying to bring controversial tar sands mining to Utah. The company, Earth Energy Resources, says its new technology means the process will be safe and efficient. Environmentalists strongly disagree.
The U.S has the world’s largest supply of shale oil, but has only periodically considered tapping it when oil prices have been high.