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Induced Earthquakes A Potential Hazard for Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide

Jun 29th, 2012 | By

The world is burning fossil fuels at an ever-increasing rate, resulting in increased release of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. This results in an increase in the long-term globally averaged temperature. Consequently there is great interest in developing carbon capture and storage in geological repositories to help abate the increase in atmospheric

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Gas ‘fracking’ gets green light | The Guardian

Apr 17th, 2012 | By

A quick note from the editor: You’d think we in the U.S. had had no problems with the practice of fracking. Doesn’t anyone pay attention to what’s going on with this stuff? Doesn’t anyone care? What’s going on? Ministers have been advised to allow the controversial practice of fracking for shale gas to be extended

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