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Will China exploit its shale gas?

Will China exploit its shale gas? | Geography in IB @BIS | Scoop.it
China urgently needs new sources of energy, but is shale gas the way forward? As the government prepares to launch a new auction of drilling rights, Xu Nan and Wang Haotong look at the debate within China.
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Shale gas revolution starts now: Ban on drilling is lifted as ministers try to calm fears over pollution and quakes

Shale gas revolution starts now: Ban on drilling is lifted as ministers try to calm fears over pollution and quakes | Geography in IB @BIS | Scoop.it
Energy Secretary Ed Davey gives go-ahead for exploration of shale gas to continue but imposes measures to minimise the risk of seismic activity.
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What could be the environmental effects of fracking? Why do we have to explore new waysto get energy? Is this the correct solution to our energy greedy world?

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