In recent weeks, Californians have been surprised to find out that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been secretly occurring along their coastline for years, without any analysis of its potential environmental impact.
Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli have been battling for control of Virginia’s Executive Mansion all year. It’s not often that energy and climate change play a significant role in gubernatorial races but if it’s true anywhere, it’s certainly true here.
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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.