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Are We Fit to Frack?

Still considerable uncertainties about the potential disturbance levels, but evidence suggests it could be significant. Fracking should be banned in national parks to protect rare wildlife and fragile habitats. 12% of the US licensed areas – about 5,000 square miles – is covered by protected wildlife areas, nature reserves or national Parks and should be …

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Shale gas extraction in the UK: a review of hydraulic fracturing

In this comprehensive report the authors enumerate many risks and shortcomings of the fracking technique. They issue 10 recommendations to mitigate possible dangers and to encounter lack of public acceptance of the technique. In detail: The UK Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir John Beddington FRS, asked the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering …

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Shale gas: an updated assessment of environmental and climate change impacts

Shale gas: an updated assessment of environmental and climate change impacts Author(s): John Broderick, Kevin Anderson, Ruth Wood, Paul Gilbert, Maria Sharmina, Anthony Footitt, Steven Glynn, and Fiona Nicholls Date: 11.2011 Source / Publisher: Tyndall Manchester – University of Manchester Report summary: Irrespective of whether UK shale gas substitutes for coal, renewables or imported gas, …

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