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Frack By chris andrew
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Fracking Goats - A5 edition By Gerald Lucas
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Is the Karoo, with its delicately poised ecosystem and giant life-sustaining aquifer, perched atop a major gas field? Can the contentious ‘fracking’ method of extraction bring a... More > turnaround to the fortunes of Martinus Grobbelaar and the other Angora goat farmers of the fictitious town of Kinloch? In this, his debut novel, Gerald Lucas combines the techniques of traditional fireside storytelling and latter-day soap opera scripting to look beyond the merely theoretical implications of this hot issue. Through his capable characterisation he sketches the effect that the race to be the first oil company to prove that there is gas under the aquifer and its extractable viability has on the local community. Should something go wrong, will it be the end of the Karoo ecosystem or will the inhabitants reap rich rewards?< Less
And We All Get Fracked: 1,000,000,000,000 Gallons of Water and Toxic Chemicals Go in the Ground By Gregory Gebhart
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Over 1,000,000,000,000 gallons of water and toxic chemicals have been pumped into the ground around the United States in order to hydraulic fracture (frack) 145,000 oil and natural gas wells. This... More > gains access to new untapped oil and natural gas, but appears to poisioning our land, our water and our air.< Less
Trust in Technology - But Not Blindly By Jack Eden
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Science and technology improved our life significantly. No-one would want to change today’s life against living in the middle-ages with its high death rate and low life-quality. But it seems... More > that every new technology is causing new problems. Progress only seems to be replacing one problem with another. The reason simply is that we can’t know for sure the consequences of a new technology. And in many cases we don’t even bother to find out, although our technologies are powerful enough to change the world – for good and for bad. You can find more information here: http://www.scribd.com/RedHorse_Munich / http://www.facebook.com/pages/Red-Horse/148020228618240< Less
Shale Gas: The Promise and the Peril By Vikram Rao
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Shale gas has the potential to transform the U.S. energy-based economy in the electricity, transportation, and chemical sectors. U.S. success can be expected to translate to Europe and other parts of... More > the world. Shale gas production is uniquely enabled by hydraulic fracturing, a technique that has come under heavy scrutiny for its potential to cause environmental damage. In this book, Vikram Rao addresses the issues surrounding shale gas in a balanced fashion. The book is intended to inform both sides of the fracturing debate, where currently rhetoric is overtaking understanding. Tailored for a nontechnical audience—with technical chemistry and geology information couched in sidebars—the book culminates in suggestions for research and guidance for policy making.< Less
Pinky Bakes a Cake - a Pinky Frink Adventure By Granny J
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A delightful rhyming story about the wonderful surprises children spring on their parents. Pinky, with the help of her friend Mary, bake a surprise birthday cake for Pinky's mom, Mrs. Frink!... More > Supervised by Mrs. Frack (Mary's mom), the two girls work together to make the sumptious cake and clean up the kitchen.< Less
Pinky Visits the Zoo - Pinky Frink’s Adventures By Granny J
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Together with their mothers, Pinky Frink and her best friend Mary Frack take a trip to the city zoo. They enjoy a wonderful picnic lunch while learning about different animals. They even get to feed... More > some of the animals and Pinky gets surprised when a bird lands on her shoulder! The illustrations are colorful and adorable, while the rhyming storyline gently provides hints about respecting parental authority, family values and personal responsibility.< Less