The debate over hydraulic fracking has been around for many years. By completing this assignment, you will gain a better insight into the challenges and controversy behind hydraulic fracking. Additionally, you will gain an understanding of the positive and negative results of fracking and the public opinions about fracking.
Access the video below, and watch the following two segments: “Effects of Fracking” (Segment 1) and “How Should We Proceed With Fracking?” (Segment 7).
Cannon, S. (Director). (2014). The ethics of fracking [Video file]. Retrieved from https://libraryresources.columbiasouthern.edu/login?auth=CAS&url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=273866&xtid=137749
The transcript for these two video segments can be found by clicking the “Transcript” tab to the right of each video in the Films on Demand database.
As you view the videos, take some notes, and then compose a two-page essay based on the videos by addressing the items below.
· Discuss the video’s premise.
· Analyze how the video supports the arguments made in the required reading articles by Engler and McKibben.
· Elaborate on the positive and negative results of fracking discussed in the lesson.
· Express your opinion on whether you agree or disagree with hydraulic fracking.
You must include an introduction to your essay. This paper is to be at least two pages in length (double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, and 1-inch margins) and use APA format including a title page and a reference page (title and reference pages do not count towards the two-page minimum).