Shale Gas and Fracking: The Science Behind the Controversy explains the relevant geological principles before examining the peer-reviewed evidence and presenting it through a simple and compelling illustrated narrative. Each chapter focuses on a particular controversy, such contamination of well water with gas from fracking, and follows a similar format: starting with the principles; then detailing peer-reviewed case studies for earthquakes, radioactivity, and climate change; and concluding with a judgment of the general risks involved.
Shale Gas and Fracking: The Science Behind the Controversy provides readers with the unbiased information they need to make informed decisions on the controversial issue of fracking.
- Presents a clear and unbiased view of the pros and cons of fracking in Europe and the US, through a simple and compelling narrative from an informed publicly-funded scientist
- Includes full-colour diagrams, photographs, and maps to present information clearly and simply
- Focuses on peer-reviewed, documented examples, particularly of earthquakes and groundwater contamination due to fracking
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|Size: ||27.9 MB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||2370006418887 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|