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Natural Gas From Shale: Natural Gas Extraction From Shale Gas A Threat to Environmental and Human Health?

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Natural gas from shale is gathered by a natural gas extraction method commonly referred to as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. This method of extraction is coming under fire as of late with some serious concerns over whether or not it is safe. There have been numerous reports of complaints from nearby residents whom have gas …

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Rising Oil and Gas Prices Will Continue As We Reach Peak Oil

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While oil and gas prices keep rising, and us nearing peak oil, many are concerned with where and when it will stop. Price spikes have occurred in 1973, 1979, 1991 and most recently 2011. These price jumps in oil and gasoline have done little to sway US Energy policies in the past, and with the …

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What is Fair Trade? – Fair Trade More Ethical Than Free Trade Giving Brighter Economic Future

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What is fair trade you ask? We can use Fair trade (FT) to create a brighter future for many people around the world. Today our world is overly profit oriented and we are experiencing social and economic inequalities not witnessed since the turn of the last century. These inequalities are primarily due to greed, selfishness, …

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Rare Earth Elements Vital to Green Technology Becoming Harder to Get From China

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Rare earth elements or minerals (REEs), aren’t actually rare, as they are as abundant as nickel or tin, and come by the obscure names such as dysprosium, gadolinium and praseodymium. While these names are your average household name, or item, these elements are crucial in the high tech labs and assembly plants, as they are …

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