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Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog returns to update us on his recent reporting on fracking, climate change, oil-laden "bomb trains" and the massive networks of oil and gas pipelines in the US. And he details the royal treatment accorded disgraced ex-CIA chief David Petraeus on his recent visit to North Dakota.Click here for free audiobook download from Audible, and earn $15 for the PBC Podcast!
In this in-depth interview, Horn recaps important recent dispatches:
--California's Monterey Shale projections dramatically reduced, as reported by LA Times.
--these shaky projections come from the revolving door of the Energy Information Administration, here
--extraction executive admits fracking fuels climate change, here
--tar sands already flowing through southern leg of Keystone, here
--rail car explosion in Lynchburg, VA exposes plans to export tar sands crude
--David Petraeus now does energy deals for buyout firm KKR, Horn covered his royal visit to North Dakota
We also have a candid exchange about the emphasis on Keystone as the political icon of climate change.