"Frack" for Shale Oil or Fight Climate Change: You Can't Do Both
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)
Can replacing coal with natural gas “bridge” the nation to clean energy? New data says “no fracking way.” Dr. Anthony Ingraffea discuss the threats posed by oil and gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing to our water, our air and the global climate.
Co-sponsors: Earthworks; 350.org; 350 Bay Area; Californians Against Fracking; Center for Biological Diversity; Center for Environmental Health; Clean Water Action; David Brower Center; Environmental Working Group; Friends of the Earth; PSE Healthy Energy; 11th Hour Project
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