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03. Fossil Fuels

2017-11-16. Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota. By Mitch Smith and Julie Bosman, The New York Times.

2017-10-29. How a 672,000-Gallon Oil Spill Was Nearly Invisible. By Christina Caron, The New York Times.

2017-06-08. Digging the Graveyard of Oil’s Past. By Stanley Reed, The New York Times.

2017-05-10. Where and How Can We Find New Sources of Oil and Gas? By Said Gaci and Olga Hachayon, Earth & Space Science News (EoS; AGU).

2016-11-21. Largest Ever U.S. Shale Oil Deposit Identified in Texas. By Aaron Sidder, Earth & Space News (EoS), AGU.

2016-11-18. Fracking can prime faults for subsequent quakes. By Ian Randall, Science.

2016-09-03. Seismic Hazard in the Midwest. Berkeley Seismological Laboratory.

2016-03-31. The Invisible Catastrophe. By Nathaniel Rich, The New York Times.

2016-02-25. California gas leak doubled methane emissions in L.A. basin. By Robert Service, Science.

2015-08-06. King Coal, Long Besieged, Is Deposed by the Market. By James B. Stewart, New York Times.

2015-04-23. Oil and gas operations could trigger large earthquakes., By Eric Hand, Science (AAAS).

2015-01-08. The geographical distribution of fossil fuels unused when limiting global warming to 2 °C. By Christophe McGlade & Paul Ekins, Nature.


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How can the CO2 released weigh almost 3x more than the gasoline I burned? (from Blog: Climate Change 101)

Price of oil--Watch it go up: http://www.oil-price.net/

Clean Coal Technology Program -  http://www.lanl.gov/projects/cctc/

Prospecting from Orbit -- With help from the ASTER instrument aboard the NASA's Terra satellite, scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey have embarked on an ambitious effort to create a worldwide map of well-exposed metal ore deposits.