Free online course – ‘Shale Gas and Fracking: the Politics and Science’


January 14th, 2015

Led by Professor Sarah O’Hara from the School of Geography and Mathew Humphry, Head of the School of Politics and International Relations, this MOOC (massive, open, online course) studies the politics, economics and science of shale gas and fracking.

The Shale Gas and Fracking course starts on Monday 2 February 2015 and is open to anyone interested in climate change, energy, politics, geology or science.

The course will look at how shale gas is formed, where it’s found and how it compares to conventional gas. It will also look at the evidence of its environmental impact and how it will affect energy security around the world.

Find out more and sign up for free on the MOOC website.

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