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Public perception of shale gas extraction in the UK: How people's views are changing
Global energy consumption is forecast to increase at an average annual rate of 1.6 % over the next two decades with total consumption rising from 504.7 to 769.8 quads between 2008 and 2035, according to EIA figures.1 ...
Fracking on YouTube: Exploring Risks, Benefits and Human Values.
(White Horse Press, 2014-10-01)
Fracking or the extraction of shale gas through hydraulic fracturing of rock has become a contested topic, especially in the United States, where it has been deployed on a large scale, and in Europe where it is still largely ...
Fracking in the UK Press: Threat Dynamics in an Unfolding Debate
(Public Understanding of Science, 2014)
Shale gas is a novel source of fossil fuel which is extracted by induced hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” This article examines the the socio-political dimension of fracking as manifested in the UK press at three key ...