Go Watch Gasland - its on HBO I saw it the other night - or see if you can rent it.
Here is the trailer: When you get to the map - pause the trailer and compare to the republican map. Almost all of the areas where there is the natural gas drilling is republican areas - where they are creating extremely hazardous conditions while they harness the natural gas.
The other thing is - I think we all need to start thinking about sustainable energy. I know - many people want to keep their same routines and not even bother, but we have got to stop buying what the oil companies are selling. There are hundreds of new energy options out there - My favorite is Solar