Natural Gas

In what some are calling the next gold rush, Natural Gas is rapidly changing the fuel landscape.

Ambitions for a carbon-free impact and few emissions: At eco-town Kalu Yala, members of the community live as sparingly as possible, using what they can from the environment around them while replenishing what they can. (Candace Butera/Medill)

Northwestern University
Through a scientific process that seems almost magical, the creation of biochar takes you a step closer to reducing your carbon footprint. But this technique has a history that dates back further than you might think.
Video by Anahi Ruiz and Lauren Pollack
Video by Anahi Ruiz and Lauren Pollack
The George Washington Universtiy
Natural gas is huge right now, but it's meant to be a bridge fuel to renewables, not a total solution to our energy needs.
Video by Chloe Sorvino and Cory Weinberg
Video by Chloe Sorvino and Cory Weinberg
Fracking is part of a contentious debate across the U.S. But just how did we get to this modern day gold rush?
Indiana State University is focused on advancing sustainability and quality of life by using our community as a living laboratory for solutions to global problems.
The practice of hydraulic fracturing (a.k.a. “fracking”) is as controversial as ever across the country, with California lawmakers tightening restrictions and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo giving consideration to lifting that state’s nearly five-... Read More
This week on Bloomberg West, we feature AquaMost, a chemical-free wastewater treatment system that is used in natural gas fracking.
AquaMost is focused on providing bacterial and polymer remediation for the oil and gas industry. Its advanced technology delivers these benefits without the use of chemical feedstocks at competitive prices. The company’s systems use patented... Read More
Val Washington
Val Washington
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
What role does natural gas fracking play in our move towards renewable energy? At our fall Fracking Salon we ask some experts to explain fracking - its dangers, what this means for entrepreneurs and where it fits in the discussion of energy... Read More
Nobody wants to be a hoarder, but when it comes to storing renewable energy, we need all the ideas we can get!  We know how to produce a lot of different types of renewable energy, so now we just need to figure out what to do with it before we use... Read More

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