America's Oil And Gas Boom Is Creating A New Global Fossil Fuel Era

An American oil and gas boom is pushing fossil fuels abroad, with impacts on profits, public health and the world's climate.
Posted at 10:48 AM, Oct 11, 2018

"Blowout: Inside America's Energy Gamble" is a project of Newsy, the Associated Press, The Center for Public Integrity and The Texas Tribune. See for more.

In a series of reports and an upcoming feature documentary, investigative journalists, scientists and concerned citizens trace the consequences of a new global fossil fuel era led by American oil and gas. From the booming oil fields of West Texas to tanker traffic busting the Panama Canal at its seams to a quiet energy revolution in east Asia, this documentary takes a deep dive into American energy's global impacts on profits, public health and climate change.

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