Breaking Free
A Documentary About American Energy Independence

Breaking Free - A Documentary About American Energy Independence
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Peter

This is a pretty informative documentary. It investigates new oil and gas technologies from a variety of angles: how fracking works, local environmental effects, global CO2, national economy, local economy, aboriginal communities, boomtown problems, even hints at geopolitics. Every topic is ...Read more

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