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Guardian Unlimited
Gasland: HBO documentary key driver of opposition to fracking, study findsAn Oscar-nominated HBO documentary that showed American homeowners near hydraul
Gasland: HBO documentary key driver of opposition to fracking, study finds
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
An Oscar-nominated HBO documentary that showed American homeowners near hydraulic fracturing sites setting fire to their tap water may have been the main trigger for a surge in public opposition to the oil and gas production technique, according to a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study shows how fracking documentary influenced public perception and political changeSocial scientists have long argued documentary films are powerful tools for soc
Study shows how fracking documentary influenced public perception and political change
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Social scientists have long argued documentary films are powerful tools for social change. But a University of Iowa (UI) sociologist and his co-researchers are the first to use the Internet and social media to systematically show how a documentary... Read more
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Newser
Concussion Tells a Powerful Story, But Leaked Emails Show Sony Watered the Movie Down to Please the NFL– Sony execs must be wondering if the fallout from last year's hack will ever e
Concussion Tells a Powerful Story, But Leaked Emails Show Sony Watered the Movie Down to Please the NFL
Newser / Posted 2 days ago
– Sony execs must be wondering if the fallout from last year's hack will ever end. The trailer for Concussion was released Monday, followed swiftly by reports that Sony Pictures had watered down the Will Smith drama to avoid the NFL's wrath. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
Drilling for earthquakesA local scientist has the rare distinction of seeing his research almost immedi
Drilling for earthquakes
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
A local scientist has the rare distinction of seeing his research almost immediately being applied to practical uses. Or as he puts it, "Most of these people that get Nobel prizes, not that I am anywhere near that, they're getting it 20 years later,... Read more
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The Advocate
EPA fracking report a mixed bag: no widespread water contamination found, but many questions remainWhen Congress asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to look at possibl
EPA fracking report a mixed bag: no widespread water contamination found, but many questions remain
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
When Congress asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to look at possible links between hydraulic fracturing and drinking water impairment back in 2010, the “Gasland” documentary was all the rage. An oft-played snippet of the documentary... Read more
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The Advocate
Environment | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, LouisianaThe next 10 years will determine the shape of Louisiana’s coast as an influx of
Environment | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
The next 10 years will determine the shape of Louisiana’s coast as an influx of money from the upcoming BP Deepwater Horizon settlement and additional offshore oil and gas revenue enable the state to pursue larger coastal restoration and protection... Read more

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