Fracking is neither sustainable nor will it bridge the way towards renewable energy
Any environmental risk is reason enough to calm enthusiasm for natural gas, especially the process of hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. Fracking requires pumping toxic fluid into the ground at a pressure high enough to fracture shale rocks and release the natural gas inside. This process can cause water pollution, earthquakes, the destruction of aquifers and the elimination of natural landscapes.
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Hydraulic fracking will promote sustainability by bridging fossil fuels and alternative energy
One of the dilemmas of the debates about energy in the United States is the reality that no solution is perfect. There are upsides and downsides to any decision, and both traditional — fossil fuels — and alternative — renewable fuels — involve tradeoffs between cost and impact. With this in mind, … Read More »
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The Best Web Tools for Debate Work — Policy Debate — Medium.
I love the internet and I love the ways it can make debate work more efficient and easier. Thus, I am constantly experimenting with different web tools to make debate work better.
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H/T – the new #HSdebate blog HSimpact
Data seems to be from the Michigan Debate Workshops – the authors seem to be “marc” and “danny” – check it out here.
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Preseason Anxiety can strike at any time. This sufferer has not yet recovered.
August is a tough time for debaters, in both high school and college. Debate camp is over. “Real” school is about to start again. But what causes us to lose the most sleep, more than even what to wear on the first day of class, is the total uncertainty of predicting what this season’s debate topic will bring.
Very cool video & write up from the HISD about last week’s HUDL institute featuring a cameo from UH Senior policy debater Eric Lanning
“I’m passionate about debate, and I’m just really happy about the knowledge and skills I got from some of the best mentors in the country,” said Rachelle Spann, 12th grade camp participant. “HUDL is a phenomenal program. I would recommend it to anyone.”
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via HISD, Houston Urban Debate League Host Summer Debate Camp | News Blog.
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