Fracking Emissions “Worse than Coal”

April 11, 2011By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured

Later today, several hundred New Yorkers, backed by at least 40 environmental organisations, are heading to attend a rally on Capitol lawn in Albany to protest against the dirty drilling technique of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.” Among the speakers will be Josh Fox, director of the award-winning anti-gas industry documentary “Gasland.” Opponents of fracking have … Read More

OPEC’s “Fictional” Comfort Blanket

March 9, 2011By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured 1 Comment

Many people are now getting jittery about Saudi Arabia. Protesters in the Kingdom have called for a “day of rage” his Friday to show their dissatisfaction with King Abdullah’s regime. Meanwhile the King has tried to head off serious unrest in the country by pledging to boost spending on housing, social welfare and education. And … Read More