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If it can convert natural gas to transportation fuels and commodity chemicals, it could reduce our dependence on oil.
GE has demonstrated technology aimed at addressing one of the biggest challenges with fracking: water pollution.
A startup called Siluria thinks it’s solved a mystery that has stymied huge oil companies for decades.
Falling costs are making fuel-cell vehicles look like a plausible alternative to conventional cars.
The push to extend fracking to arid regions is drawing attention to water-free techniques.
AltaRock has figured out how to use fracking to get more heat out of a geothermal well, but work remains before the energy source can dent carbon emissions.
Vast amounts of the clean-burning fossil fuel have been discovered in shale deposits, setting off a gas rush. But how it will affect our energy use is still uncertain.
The IPCC says we can emit a trillion tons of carbon and still avoid major warming. We’ll emit much more.
To meet emissions goals, the U.K. is reluctantly turning to fracking of shale gas.