A new report from the investor group Ceres found that the dramatic increase in natural gas flaring in North Dakota resulted in the loss of approximately $1 billion in fuel and greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to adding nearly one million cars to the road in 2012 alone.
Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA) campaigned for his office pledging to prohibit gifts to government officials from those seeking state contracts. But his own financial disclosures show he accepted thousands of dollars worth of gifts from friends who could benefit from his position.
The potent greenhouse gas that lives in a frozen hydrate pineapple under the sea is dealing with earthquakes and fossil fuel companies that want to combine the dangers of offshore drilling with the excitement of fracking to extract it to the surface.