EEI research archive for October 2014

Forthcoming: ‘Extreme Energy, ‘Fracking’ and Human Rights: A New Field for Human Rights Impact Assessments?’

Abstract This paper, the first output of an on-going research project of the Extreme Energy Initiative (University of London), explores the potential human rights impacts of the family of extreme energy extraction processes involved in the production of shale gas, … Continue reading

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Brief review of threats to Canada’s groundwater from the oil and gas industry’s methane migration and hydraulic fracturing

Nearly a decade ago Encana, one of the world’s largest natural gas producers, began a risky and experimental drilling program that required intense hydraulic fracturing for shallow coalbed methane (Horseshoe Canyon Formation) throughout central Alberta. Landowner Jessica Ernst, President of Ernst … Continue reading

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