What an amazing year for wilderness –both in good and, well, strange ways.
NEW DELHI–A cross-section of representatives from the energy sector in India gathered on December 4, 2014, to discuss a critical conundrum faced by the giant South Asia nation: How to deliver on the new government’s election promise to extend access to energy to 400 million people without electricity, while also containing, if not reducing, the heavy burden on the environment, including what is already the world’s smoggiest air in the nation’s capital city.
The seventh in a series of global events to discuss such big energy questions, convened by National Geographic as part of the Society’s Great Energy Challenge, produced with the financial support of Shell, the discussion identified challenges and solutions.…Read More
The Wilderness Society’s annual year-end Comparative Analysis of Particular Excellence (CAPE) awards celebrate the agency’s achievements towards wildlands conservation and balanced management of our public land
Fracking for shale oil has boosted U.S. oil production to near-record levels. But the industry faces two challenges: low prices and low reserves.…Read More
New York has banned fracking. Will other states follow suit?…Read More