Stories by Ellen Cantarow

Tom Dispatch regular Ellen Cantarow reported on Israel and the West Bank from 1979 to 2009 for the Village Voice, Mother Jones, Inquiry, and Grand Street, among other publications. For the past four years she has been writing about the toll that oil and gas industries are taking on the environment. subscribe to Ellen Cantarow's feed

Posted on: Jan 30, 2014, Source: Tom Dispatch

Spectra Energy is expanding its fracking pipelines throughout the U.S., including Boston. Suddenly, I'm in the crosshairs of the fracking industry, too. We all are.

Posted on: May 2, 2013, Source: Tom Dispatch

Don't expect the government to protect you from this pernicious industry.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2012, Source: Tom Dispatch

Ultimately, the fate of the planet may hang in the balance.

Posted on: May 20, 2012, Source: TomDispatch.com

Midwestern rural communities are being devastated by energy companies searching for a form of sand to use in their destructive fracking operations elsewhere in rural America.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2012, Source: TomDispatch.com

Consider this, then, an environmental Occupy Wall Street. It knows no divisions of social class or political affiliation. Everyone, after all, needs clean water.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2010, Source: TomDispatch.com

Our addiction to oil is now blowing back on the civilization that can't do without its gushers and can't quite bring itself to imagine a real transition to alternative energies.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2009, Source: AlterNet

One Israeli official promised a holocaust in Gaza; it is impossible to keep pace with the death toll.