The Economics of Fracking

These FracTracker articles and maps explore the the economics of fracking, the oil and gas industry, and the economic implications involved in transitioning to clean energy alternatives.

FracTracker Articles

The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet

Plastic has been getting a lot of negative press lately. It’s…
Bird's eye view of an injection well (oil and gas waste disposal)

A Disturbing Tale of Diminishing Returns in Ohio

Utica oil and gas production, Class II injection well volumes,…
Photo by Liz Hafalia, The Chronicle

Governor Brown’s Climate Summit Heats up Political Climate

Overview California has become a battleground for real climate…
Behind in the Game Feature Image: Wind and farm. Creative Commons license.

Missouri’s clean energy is behind in the game, but at least they’re trying

Talking about fracking all day, every day, can be a bit of a…

Divestment – A Necessary Step Towards a Climate Neutral Society

By Guest Author: Austin Sachs, Director and founder of Protect…
US Farms and Agricultural Production near Drilling

Health vs. Power – Risking America’s Food for Energy

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Over 50% of land in the United States is dedicated to agriculture.…

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