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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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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

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