We live in a society that goes deeper and deeper into an energy deficit each day. Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is being considered as a revolutionary solution in U.S. to meet the energy needs despite a variety of consequences on the environment. 'Fracking, gas fever,' an interactive multimedia developed by LAB RTVE.es deals with this controversial shale gas extraction technique.
Using their exceptional interactive graphics, the user can learn about the risks, benefits and challenges of hydraulic fracturing, a method that, according to a study of the International Energy Agency, could produce a revolution in the global trade of oil and gas.
The documentary reflects perspectives of the oil companies, environmental organizations and workers unions, as well as a comprehensive timeline to help you understand the evolution of a technique which is now being studied in Spain.
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