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Fracking and Health: Ask an Expert

TEDX conducts brief interviews with leading experts to get answers about health threats posed by unconventional oil and gas operations.

Richard Heinberg on Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future

XE Live Published on Feb 26, 2014 Recorded February 25th, 2014 in Vancouver, BC Richard Heinberg speaks on his newest book, covering the short-term nature of the recent North American oil boom and the financial bubble that supports it. Heinberg … Continue reading

There’s a World Going on Underground—Infant Mortality and Fracking in Pennsylvania

and ABSTRACT Background: There has been a rapid global development of the horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing process termed fracking. This involves the dispersion of “produced water” which contains naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) which may contaminate surface water and … Continue reading

Could You Sue for Damage from Fracking Earthquakes? (w/Guest Dr. Anthony Ingraffea)

Thom Hartmann Program Published on Mar 10, 2017 Thom chats with Dr. Anthony Ingraffea about the undeniable cause of the recent uptick in earthquakes in Oklahoma and what we can do about them. Dr. Anthony Ingraffea PhD P.E. : Dwight … Continue reading

New research casts doubt on govt line on fracking

RT America Published on Feb 22, 2017 There were more than 6,600 spills at fracked oil and gas wells in the US over a 10-year period, according to a new paper on hydraulic fracking authored by university scientists from around … Continue reading

Amid Rising Health Concerns, Some Pennsylvania Doctors Say Put A Hold On Fracking | Here & Now

http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2016/12/12/pennsylvania-doctors-fracking http://sg.wbur.org/download.php?url=http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wbur.org/storage/2016/12/hereandnow_1212_pennsylvania-doctors-fracking.mp3 December 12, 2016 By Reid Frazier, The Allegheny Front For years, public health experts have worried that oil and gas development could be making people living near drilling sites sick. As scientists begin to compile more data, health … Continue reading

Neither Major Party Presidential Candidate Opposes Fracking

TheRealNews Published on Oct 14, 2016 Wenonah Hauter, author of ‘Frackopoly’, discusses the election and how some states are fighting fracking harder than the federal government Global Climate Change Environment Ethics Environment Justice

Dangerous and Close: Fracking Puts the Nation’s Most Vulnerable People at Risk – YouTube

EcoWatch Published on Oct 13, 2016 Environment America Research & Policy Center’s new report exposes the proximity of fracking near schools, hospitals, day care centers and nursing homes, risking the health of our children and other vulnerable populations. Global Climate … Continue reading

Fracking Could Destroy Your Health

The Big Picture RT Published on Aug 29, 2016 Diana Best, Greenpeace USA, joins Thom. A new study has tied fracking to a host of serious health conditions – ranging from migraines to sinus infections. Is it time to ban … Continue reading

On Hilary Clinton’s Pro-War Pro-Fracking Pro-TPP Transition Team & Syrian War

Sane Progressive Published on Aug 19, 2016 LOADS of links/sources for this video; Click SHOW MORE: Clinton’s transition team will be responsible for vetting, interviewing, & overseeing the selection of over 4000 Presidential Administration employees and she has filled her … Continue reading