Podcast #7: Fracking

March 10, 2015, by Don Bain
Oil Rig

Don reports observations from a public comment meeting hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the subject of the proposed Clean Power Rule. Michael and Don discuss the boom in hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, and some of the implications as we think about climate change.

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What’s New On Campus

Michael announces new assignments for the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute to help Turkey improve emissions measurement, reporting and verification systems.

The Toolbox

Professor Mark Jacobson and team have published a Clean Energy Roadmap for the State of California. A similar report was previously published for the State of New York.

Suggested reading if you would like to learn more about the fracking boom:

The Frackers by Gregory Zuckerman

The Boom – How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World by Russell Gold

 


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