Let's Talk Global Warming

Episode 11: Oil

June 07, 2020 Stevi Season 1 Episode 11
Let's Talk Global Warming
Episode 11: Oil
Show Notes

Wars have been fought for it, people have made their careers finding it, and the world runs on it. Oil is one of the most sought after resources in the world, but is it good for the planet? In this episode, I talk about what oil is and why it is bad for the environment.

Fun Story: I had to many sources so my character count ran out. All of the names of the sources are hyperlinks so you should be able to click on them to get to the source's website.

Sources:
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI)

Student Energy:
Conventional Oil
Conventional Natural Gas & Oil
Unconventional Oil
Hydraulic Fracturing
Oil Sands
Oil Shale

Mayo Clinic
American Cancer Society 

Energy Education:
Oil Sands Tailings Ponds
Water Impacts
Climate Impacts
Air Pollution
Reclamation 

American Lung Association
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Oil Spills
Groundwater

ThoughtCo.

Google Doc of the sources in case the hyperlinks fail me: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AI5670MrPx7bnpg-0QA5t0TzlrpNlYN8gN7e1fQNAEM/edit?usp=sharing 

Music:
“News Theme” by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY. Edited to be shorter but content was not changed. 

Link to Song Profile: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4122-news-theme/

Link to Author’s Profile: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/artists/profile/9-kevin-macleod/

Link to license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcod