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Additional links on fracking

23/02/2015

Podcast interview by Russ Roberts of Econtalk with Zuckerman on The Frackers.

Foreign Affairs op-ed piece by founder and CEO of GHK natural gas drilling companies on why the shale revolution could only have happened in the USA.

Foreign Affairs asks experts if the USA should frack.

Foreign Affairs op-ed piece by president of the Environmental Defense Fund arguing for caution in drilling.

The Economist argues current changed economic circumstances offer an opportunity for the USA to reform energy policy which isn’t working including the abolition of corporatist fuel subsidies and export tariffs and the introduction of a carbon tax.

Oilprice.com article detailing how water scarcity inhibits China’s prospects of exploiting their substantial shale gas reserves (1,115 trillion cubic feet)

Older (2013) Scientific American article asking about the safety of fracking.

Scientific American noted “At the same time, wells in New York State where there has been no fracking show similar concentrations of methane to those in Pennsylvania where fracking is abundant.”

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