Techfest 2014: What the Frack? Something Different

Techfest 2014: What the Frack?

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    Monday 22 September 2014

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    £5.50 inc bf

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    Something Different

Techfest 2014

What the Frack?

Fraser Noble Building, University of Aberdeen FN2

Few energy issues in recent years have provoked such controversy as that of hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking’. On the one hand fracking has brought huge quantities of cheaper energy to the USA and yet a quick trawl of the internet reveals videos of flammable tap water in the USA, mentions of earthquakes and other environmental concerns. So what is the truth behind the headlines? Come along to ask questions and find out a bit more about the process of shale gas extraction.

Presented by: Dr Clare Bond, University of Aberdeen

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