Last night, on her show, Rachel Maddow showed some incredible photos of an explosive accident at a Texas fracking site. After seeing the photos, you'll be surprised to learn that thankfully no one was killed.
Freight rail is a very efficient way to move goods over long distances, moving a ton of freight around 500 miles on a single gallon of diesel. But railroads still burn around 3.1 billion gallons of diesel a year just in the U.S.
By 2030 GDP will increase by nearly a full percentage point, billions of pounds will be saved on natural gas imports, and carbon emissions drop two-thirds. All will more wind power and less natural gas.