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FRACKING FACTS

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Published on Mar 29, 2012

Environmental Consultant, Paul Mobbs reveals the facts about hydraulic fracking at the national anti-fracking gathering, Manchester, March 2012.

For more information on this subject:

"Jam Tomorrow": Unconventional Gas and Britain's Energy Future" at: http://www.fraw.org.uk/fwd?jamtomorrow

Onshore UK 13th Licencing Round Report, Deloitte, June 2008
http://www.psg.deloitte.com/NewsLicen...

Strategic Environmental Assessment for a 14th -- and subsequent -- onshore oil and gas licensing round, Conference Papers, Department of Energy and Climate Change.
http://og.decc.gov.uk/en/olgs/cms/tec... /conf_papers.aspx

Shale Gas, Volume I: Report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence, Fifth Report of 2010-2012 Session (HC795), Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, 23rd May 2011.
http://www.publications.parliament.uk...

Methane and the greenhouse-gas footprint of natural gas from shale formations -- A letter, Howarth et. al., Climatic Change, vol.106 no.4
pp.679-690, 2011
http://www.eeb.cornell.edu/howarth/Ho... %20%202011.pdf

Greenhouse Gas Footprint of Shale Gas Obtained by High-Volume, Slick-Water Hydraulic Fracturing, Howarth et. al., 2012.
http://www.eeb.cornell.edu/howarth/Ma...

Air sampling reveals high emissions from gas field, Jeff Tollefson, Nature, 7th February 2012.
http://www.nature.com/news/air-sampli...
emissions-from-gas-field-1.9982

The Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources of
Britain's Onshore Basins: Shale Gas, DECC, 2010
https://www.og.decc.gov.uk/UKpromote/...

The Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources of
Britain's Onshore Basins: Coalbed Methane, DEEC 2010
https://www.og.decc.gov.uk/UKpromote/...

Natural Gas Operations from a Public Health Perspective, Colborn et.al. (draft), Journal of Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, vol.17
no.11 pp.1039-1056, October 2011
http://www.endocrinedisruption.com/file /Oct2011HERA10-48forweb3-3-11.pdf

Methane contamination of drinking water accompanying gas-well drilling and hydraulic fracturing, Osborn et. al., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2011
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/201...

Doubt is not an agreeable condition, but certainty is an absurd one, Ecolonomics No.11, Paul Mobbs, April 2011
http://www.fraw.org.uk/mei/ecolonomic...

A Comparison of the Limits to Growth with Thirty Years of Reality, Graham Turner, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), June 2008
http://www.fraw.org.uk/fwd?csiro2008

Oil's tipping point has passed, James Murray and David King, Nature, vol.481 pp.433-435, 26th January 2012
http://www.fraw.org.uk/fwd?murrayking...

The Limits to Growth Revisited, Ugo Bardi, Springer, June 2011.
ISBN 9781-4419-9415-8. £45.

Limits to Growth: The 30 Year Update, Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers and Dennis Meadows, Earthscan, 2004.
ISBN 978-1844071449. £14.99.

Videos/TV programmes:

What you need to know about natural gas production, Theo Colborn, TEDX, 2011. http://www.endocrinedisruption.com/ch...
Is the future of British coal burning it underground?,

Channel 4 News, Wednesday 4th January 2012
http://www.channel4.com/news/is-the-f... burning-it-underground

Fracking: Concerns over gas extraction regulations, Susan Watts, BBC Newsnight, 20th March 2012. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17448428

Company's plan for coal gasification in Swansea Bay, Iolo ap Dafydd, BBC News, 16th January 2012. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-16...

Infra-red Video of Drilling Air Pollution, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, YouTube, 9th November 2011. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-ybof...

The hidden cost of the US hydraulic fracturing, Ecologist Film Unit, 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCyHS7...

Is Coal Seam Gas worth the risk? -- The backlash to a billion dollar industry, Peter McCutcheon, ABC News (Australia), 19th September 2011. http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/20...

WEB SITES

Frack Off!
http://frack-off.org.uk/

http://frack-off.org.uk/energy-climat...

No Fracking UK
http://nofrackinguk.com/Ribble Estuary Against Fracking
http://reafg.blogspot.com/

The Vale Says NO!
http://thevalesaysno.com/

Don't Frack with the Fylde
http://dont-frack-with-the-fylde.blog...

Fracking Free Ireland
http://frackingfreeireland.org/

FrackTracker (Center for Healthy Environments and Communities)
http://www.fractracker.org/

The Free Range Activism Website (FRAW) -- http://www.fraw.org.uk/
© 1996-2012, Paul Mobbs/The Free Range Network.

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