oil http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: Can we make the energy transition required by climate change? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-can-we-make-energy-transition-required-climate-change <p><span class="s1">&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 18 Dec 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 37312 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Can we make the energy transition required by climate change? Fracking: a small town deals with big oil http://kalw.org/post/fracking-small-town-deals-big-oil <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as </span>“fracking<span style="line-height: 1.5;">,” could be a revenue bonanza for California. The nation’s largest reserve of deep-rock oil is in our state’s Monterey shale, stretching under the Central Valley and Central Coast to Los Angeles. In fact, it’s nearly two-thirds of the entire country’s deep rock deposits, containing 15 billion barrels of oil.&nbsp; That could translate into hundreds of thousands of jobs and almost $25 billion in tax revenues by 2020.</span></p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 00:22:35 +0000 Daphne Matziaraki 30218 at http://kalw.org Fracking: a small town deals with big oil Investigators still examining refinery fire http://kalw.org/post/investigators-still-examining-refinery-fire <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F57000707&amp;show_artwork=true" width="450"></iframe></p><p><em>(Don't see an audio player above? Try reloading this page in your browser.)</em></p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 01:08:30 +0000 Holly Kernan 15434 at http://kalw.org How gas prices make California one of the reddest states in the country http://kalw.org/post/how-gas-prices-make-california-one-reddest-states-country <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F42917552&amp;show_artwork=true" width="450"></iframe></p><p><em>(Not seeing an audio player above? Trying reloading this page in your browser.)</em></p><p>If you want know the price of gas around the United States, there’s a map online that breaks it down for you. The states with the cheapest gas are green, and the states with the most expensive are red. It’s probably the only map where California is one of the reddest states in the country.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 00:31:58 +0000 Julie Caine 8854 at http://kalw.org Chevron is the problem http://kalw.org/post/chevron-problem <p>The East Bay oil giant rakes in huge profits and demands that the rest of us pay a steep price. Plus, state health officials warn not to eat oysters from a company backed by DiFi.</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 23:32:43 +0000 Robert Gammon 15431 at http://kalw.org Chevron is the problem