The Folly of Fracking

The development of more fossil fuels, particularly sources that come with an increasing social and environmental cost, is contrary to the long-term interests of the human species. By Kyle Boulden

Fracking – short for hydraulic fracturing – is a dangerous and unsustainable method of extracting oil and natural gas from shale other underground rock formations. It’s a hotly-debated topic these days, as both governments and citizens weigh the short term gains against the long-term costs associated with the drilling. With rising oil prices, the world […]

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