Hydrofracking Global Issue

Topics: Natural gas, Petroleum, Natural environment Pages: 2 (382 words) Published: October 21, 2012
Hydro fracking's global impact
Immediate solution to the energy crisis in the future
          Fracking is a solution to an affordable energy supply to the world           UK's future energy crisis due to low gas storage and rely heavy on import.        
Exploring the hidden potential for natural gas around the world           Many countries such as China, Australia, France, etc. have vast shale formation and potential for hydro-fracking natural gas. China has estimate 1,275 trillion cubic feet of technically recoverable gas compared to 862 trillion cubic feet in US

Lower energy costs for other countries around the world                     High cost from buying shipping energy from other countries           High costs to build nuclear plans for energy

Global environment will benefit from hydro-fracking
          Solution to deal with global warning                      Carbon dioxin emission decrease as the US's emission decrease 7.7% since 2006           Importing energy through pipeline cause environmental damage due to methane leakage during transit 

Less toxic compared to nuclear plans 
          Japan's nuclear shut down after tsunami disaster due to the toxic effect to the environment and people around the areas           

Benefit the countries's economies as wellas the world's economy           Partnership between China and the U,S create more jobs and stimulate the economy in both countries            

Global environmental's negative change
          Shale gas extraction cause earth tremors: possible earthquake but not strong and serious and only around the extraction area.            Long-term risk for the underground water resources that might cause public health risks

Political issue
           Many countries has not tapped the natural energy resource due to technical hurdle and political issue due to the danger that hydro fracking can cause to the people live near the s                    France has...
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