Fossil Fuels

The University of Wisconsin-Madison
How to cover climate change as a journalist when there is a rich history of politicization and misinformation.

Ruth Miller, 22, grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, nestled 180 miles into the Cook Inlet — the state's oldest gas and oil basin. “Growing up I think I had the safety of innocence in that I saw our state blooming and thriving,” Miller said. (Photo courtesy Christopher J. Carter)

Cal State LA
A young Alaska native leader shares her quest for visibility — both as a youth activist for her people, and for the environment.
SUNY ESF
Although Norway typically connotes sustainable industry, it contributes significantly to global emissions by selling fossil fuels to other countries.

Not unsurprisingly, Democrats and Republicans had opposing views at a House subcommittee meeting Thursday on the future of coal in the United States. (Noah Broder/Medill)

Northwestern University
Medill's Noah Broder reports from a House hearing, which looked at the value of coal to our economy. Dems called for more environmental controls, while the GOP stressed its importance to our energy infrastructure.

A technician at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve inspects a crude oil transfer pipe in this 2013 file image. (Photo courtesy the Department of Energy)

Northwestern University
A GOP-lead House energy subcommittee is pushing legislation to require the DOE to lease some of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve facilities, and use the profits to update old equipment and infrastructure, as reported by Medill's Minghe Hu.
George Washington University
Did you know that hydraulic fracturing in just a state away from your home could be affecting where you live?
An overview of HY-TEK Bio's new clean energy technology that allows the use of fossil fuels as clean sources of energy.
Above: Block diagram of City Block Stored Energy Supply
The National Water System would produce infrastructure and operate services to enable universal irrigation. This would enable conversion of vast underused land area into productive farms. It would also end the effects of drought and flood. The... Read More
We need to use more renewable resources as opposed to burning fossil fuels for obtaining energy. Global warming is clearly in effect, causing each summer to be warmer than the last. To adapt to a warmer world we will need to reduce the burning of... Read More

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