Shale Gas and Fracking
Find out everything you need to know about shale gas and fracking using the links below.
- Minor earthquakes
- Pollution of freshwater aquifers
- Air pollution
- Water consumption and waste water treatment
- Noise, traffic, visual impact etc.
- Well abandonment and afterlife
Other useful links and publications:
What Is the impact of switching coal power to natural gas? The effects vary according to the leak rate and the coal-to-gas conversion rate. This article from Climate Central has an interactive graph that demonstrates different scenarios.
Fracking: Can we safely squeeze the rocks? UNEP Fracking report Nov 2012