Let's Talk Global Warming

Episode 12: Natural Gas

June 17, 2020 Stevi Season 1 Episode 12
Let's Talk Global Warming
Episode 12: Natural Gas
Show Notes

Compared to other fossil fuels, natural gas is not so bad, right? WRONG. Natural gas, like all fossil fuels, are terrible for the environment. In this episode, I discuss what natural gas is, where it comes from, and why it is bad for the environment.

 
Sources:
National Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
https://www.nrdc.org/stories/fossil-fuels-dirty-facts

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
https://www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/overview-greenhouse-gases

Student Energy

·       Natural Gas: https://www.studentenergy.org/topics/natural-gas

·       Unconventional Gas:https://www.studentenergy.org/topics/unconventional-gas

·       Conventional Gas: https://www.studentenergy.org/topics/conventional-gas

·       Fracking: https://www.studentenergy.org/topics/hydraulic-fracturing

·       Shale Oil:https://www.studentenergy.org/topics/shale-gas

·       Gas Hydrates: https://www.studentenergy.org/topics/hydrates

·       Coalbed Methane: https://www.studentenergy.org/topics/coal-bed-methane

Environment Impact Assessment (EIA)
https://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/natural-gas/

Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI)
https://www.eesi.org/topics/fossil-fuels/description

University of Calgary
https://energyeducation.ca/encyclopedia/Tight_gas#:~:text=Hydraulic%20fracturing%20is%20one%20main,of%20high%20pressure%20fracking%20fluids.&text=In%20most%20tight%20gas%20formations,collect%20and%20make%20extraction%20difficult.

Union of Concerned Scientists:
https://www.ucsusa.org/resources/environmental-impacts-natural-gas

New York Times:
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/21/climate/methane-leaks.html

 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