fracking http://kalw.org en Your Call: How is fracking for oil and gas affecting our health? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-how-fracking-oil-and-gas-affecting-our-health <h1 style="margin: 24pt 0in 0pt; color: rgb(54, 95, 145); line-height: normal; font-family: Cambria, serif; font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;</h1><p><span style="color: black; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="color: black; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Becca Hoekstra 46888 at http://kalw.org Your Call: How is fracking for oil and gas affecting our health? Fracking California: Can Jerry Brown be a climate leader if he does not oppose fracking? http://kalw.org/post/fracking-california-can-jerry-brown-be-climate-leader-if-he-does-not-oppose-fracking <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-32b3ce40-b045-0cb5-60df-4a8d4c756fd3"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">When Jerry Brown stepped up to the microphone at the California Democratic Party’s convention in March, it looked like it might be an environmental love-fest. He was kicking off his campaign for a fourth term as governor of the state that is perhaps the world’s leading environmental trend-setter.</span></span></p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 01:05:31 +0000 Mark Hertsgaard and produced by Lisa Morehouse 45375 at http://kalw.org Fracking California: Can Jerry Brown be a climate leader if he does not oppose fracking? Your Call: Investigating fracking in the US and coal mine disaster in Turkey http://kalw.org/post/your-call-investigating-fracking-us-and-coal-mine-disaster-turkey <p> Fri, 23 May 2014 06:52:14 +0000 Malihe Razazan 44194 at http://kalw.org Your Call: Investigating fracking in the US and coal mine disaster in Turkey Fracking: a small town deals with big oil http://kalw.org/post/fracking-small-town-deals-big-oil <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">California is experiencing one of the worst droughts in years. As politicians try to figure out how to conserve more water, many have began pointing fingers at fracking for using large amounts of water.</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> Fracking is the process that involves pumping water and chemicals under high pressure in order to release oil trapped in rock.</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> They argue that fracking not only uses up water, but also poses risks to the state’s natural resources.</span></p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 23:22:48 +0000 Daphne Matziaraki 30218 at http://kalw.org Fracking: a small town deals with big oil Today on Your Call: Are we seeing a shale oil boom in California? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-are-we-seeing-shale-oil-boom-california <p><span class="s1"> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 39669 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Are we seeing a shale oil boom in California?