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Urban oil wells linked to asthma and other health problems in...

Jill Johnston, University of Southern California and Bhavna Shamasunder, Occidental College When California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a goal...

Competition heats up in the melting Arctic, and the US isn’t...

Rockford Weitz, Tufts University For decades, the frozen Arctic was little more than a footnote in global economic competition,...

Oil: why higher prices will complicate the energy transition

Jorge Guira, University of Reading The oil price is on a rollercoaster. Having crashed into negative territory just last...

Oil field operations likely triggered earthquakes in California a few miles...

Thomas H. Goebel, University of Memphis The way companies drill for oil and gas and dispose of wastewater can trigger earthquakes, at times in unexpected...

When fracking moves into the neighborhood, mental health risks rise

Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Hydraulic fracturing has boomed in the U.S. over the past decade, but unless you live near it, you may not...

It’s time for states that grew rich from oil, gas and...

Bradley Handler, Colorado School of Mines; Matt Henry, University of Wyoming, and Morgan Bazilian, Colorado School of Mines These are very challenging times for U.S....

Trump greenlights drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but will...

Scott L. Montgomery, University of Washington The Trump administration has announced that it is opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas...

Routine gas flaring is wasteful, polluting and undermeasured

Gunnar W. Schade, Texas A&M University If you’ve driven through an area where companies extract oil and gas from shale formations, you’ve probably seen...

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Nick Hillman, University of Wisconsin-Madison As this year’s crop of college graduates don their caps and gowns and listen to inspiring commencement addresses before embarking...