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Fracking explained: opportunity or danger
Fracking explained: opportunity or danger
Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

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Fracking explained in five minutes.

Fracking is a controversial topic. On the one side the gas drilling companies, on the other citizen opposed to this drilling method. Politicians are also divided on the matter.
We try to take a neutral look on fracking. It is relevant for all of us, because of high prices for energy and the danger for our drinking water.
This video focuses mostly on the debate currently ongoing in europe. In a lot of european countries there is a public outcry against fracking, espacially in germany. But the facts in this video are relevant to all of us.

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How does fracking work? - Mia Nacamulli

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-does-fracking-work-mia-nacamulli Deep underground lie stores of once-inaccessible natural gas. There’s a technology, called hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” that can extract this natural gas, potentially powering us for decades to come. So how does fracking work and why is it a source of such heated controversy? Mia Nacamulli explains the ins and outs of fracking. Lesson by Mia Nacamulli, directed by Sharon Colman.

The impact of fracking

The combination of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling that has occurred in the last decade has environmental implications, and learning more about those effects and what policies need to be made to control them is important, says U-M Assistant Professor Brian Ellis. Ellis, who is studying the potential water quality impacts associated with hydraulic fracturing activities, explains the process of hydraulic fracturing and why it motivates his research. ABOUT THE PROFESSOR: Brain Ellis (http://www.cee.umich.edu/people/faculty/Brian%20R.%20Ellis,%20Ph.D.) is an assistant professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (http://cee.engin.umich.edu/) at the University of Michigan. His research interests cover topics related to the sustainable and safe development...

Nuclear Energy Explained: How does it work? 1/3

Nuclear Energy Explained: How does it work? Nuclear Energy is a controversial subject. The pro- and anti-nuclear lobbies fight furiously, and it's difficult to decide who is right. So we're trying to clear up the issue - in this video we discuss how we got to where we are today, as the basis for discussion. Next week we'll be looking at the arguments for and against nuclear power in detail. To get a free audiobook and support our channel, go to audible.com/nutshell - thanks! : ) PRO VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVbLlnmxIbY CONTRA VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEYbgyL5n1g Visit us on our Website, Twitter, Facebook, Patreon or Behance...

Banking Explained – Money and Credit

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The Gulf Stream Explained

Learn about the role of the sea in global warming. The global conveyer belt is part of the large-scale ocean circulation that is driven by differences in the density of the waters. It plays a key role in keeping the climate at balance and Europe warm. Global warming may change it forever with unforeseeable consequences. Short videos, explaining things. For example Evolution, the Universe, Stock Market or controversial topics like Fracking. Because we love science. We would love to interact more with you, our viewers to figure out what topics you want to see. If you have a suggestion for future videos...

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How Evolution works

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What Is Something?

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What Are You?

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