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America Is Flush with Shale Gas, Just in Time for Winter

Thank you, shale.

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Shale Gas Drags US Energy Emissions to 25-Year Low

Fracking is elbowing out coal and bringing U.S. energy-related emissions down in the process.

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Shale Is Hale in the American Northeast, Too

Natural gas is booming in the Appalachian basin.

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How Far Can American Shale Go?

Bargain crude dealt US shale a temporary setback, but the EIA expects output to climb 45 percent in the coming years.

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The World Is Gassing Up on US Shale

Shale gas supplies are going to have a field day over the next 25 years, and the United States is going to lead the way.

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America Will Lead Global Shale Growth

Global tight oil production will more than double by 2040, led by growth in the United States.

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Resilient Shale Producers Get Their Second Wind

$50 crude is breathing new life into an American shale industry that has struggled in recent months.

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Have You Thanked Shale Today?

Thanks to fracking, American natural gas production will exceed consumption in 2018.

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Shale Driving Green Growth, Visualized

Fracking helped bring American emissions from energy consumption down 12 percent from 2005 to 2015.

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How Cheap Energy Helps American Families

Falling oil and gas prices are lowering the cost of living for millions of Americans.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

Tribalism on one side strengthens tribalism on the other.

A Setback?

Austria’s far-right Freedom Party suffered a defeat at the polls on Sunday. But the country’s next parliamentary could come sooner than most expect, offering the populists another chance.

Europe's Mess

A “No” vote many thought would strike a serious blow against the EU may have been more of a stay of execution. But that does not mean any of Europe’s underlying problems have gone away.

Budget Battles

Many of the nation’s top military brass have Putin on their minds when looking at the 2018 defense budget.

democracy and its discontents

The outcome of the election made the public more supportive of America’s idiosyncratic election system overall.


Yet more proof that the only way to assure good treatment for refugees is to do everything to prevent their displacement in the first place.

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