Disparity Feature Film

Far from here, in my home county, I first saw crushing poverty in 1962. In the back streets of Hong Kong and later in the same year, I saw worse in Delhi and in, Indian villages. We economists are interested in people’s well-being, which we measure as utility. In the richer countries most of us,

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Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

What is hydraulic fracturing – or fracking ? Since the industrial revolution our energy consumption has risen unceasingly. The majority of this energy consumption is supplied by fossil fuels like coal or natural gas. Recently there has been a lot of talk about a controversial method of extracting natural gas: Hydraulic fracturing or fracking. Put

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