Fracking

John Fenton ‘Warning From Wyoming’  (12 March, 2014)

This is a 20 minute cut of Wyoming rancher John Fenton’s presentation at Casino, northern NSW Australia. John has a terrible story to tell about the effects of invasive gasfields on his property and family and explains how to avoid the same thing happening to you and your community.

Fracking Hell? – South Africa’s Gas Dilemma (20 Feb, 2013)

Caught between the promise of prosperity that natural gas extraction in the Karoo Basin might bring and concerns about environmental and health impacts, citizen resistance to fracking is growing in the Republic of South Africa. Earth Focus correspondent Jeff Barbee reports.

Unearthed: The Fracking Facade (3 Nov 2012)

Setting the track record straight – A video exposing a flawed claim often abused in the sales pitch for promoting shale gas development across the world: “With a history of 60 years, after nearly a million wells drilled, there are no documented cases that hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’) has lead to the contamination of groundwater.”

Solid Energy’s unconsented fracking in Waikato:  NZ 3 News, 25 July 2012

Fracking in Southland exposed:  NZ 3 News, 27 June 2012

60 Minutes Meet the Frackers (click on title on left): NZ Channel Three, 18 March 2012 (21 mins)

A fracking mess: TVNZ One, 11 March 2012

TV3 News: John Campbell. See recent interviews with Taranaki locals, including Climate Justice Taranaki members, about their concerns on fracking. Click on the link to see the show: Rural Taranaki horrified by fracking (9 Feb 2012)

TVNZ: Marae Investigate. Click on the link to see the show:Taranaki Maori oppose fracking (4 Dec 2011)

Fracking Regulators Inadequate (BBC Newsnight, 20 March 2012) – covers earthquakes, radioactive & gas prices issues in the UK

Dr Ingraffea Facts on Fracking

Fracking Whatatutu

The video below says it all about fracking. It’s going to happen throughout Taranaki and much of NZ, if we don’t stop it!

Talk by Prof. Avner Vengosh from Duke University re fracking and water contamination

GasLand :  This is what started it all. Three minute trailer below. On hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the USA that has now been proven to cause major environmental problems notably contamination of drinking water and rivers.


Fracking Hell – The Untold Story (17 min): An investigative report by Earth Focus and UK’s Ecologist Film Unit looks at the risks of natural gas development in the Marcellus Shale.

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