Fracking: Is it possible to persuade the public that the benefits outweigh the risks
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  • Environmental Science
  • Business Studies
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  • oil
  • Fracking
  • protest
  • environmental decisions
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Title Fracking: Is it possible to persuade the public that the benefits outweigh the risks
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  • Communities across the UK (and beyond) have come together to protest against fracking in their areas. But there are strong economic imperatives which make governments and oil companies keen to exploit shale gas. Can the gap between the two sides be closed? <link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/nature-environment/the-environment/environmental-science/fracking-it-possible-persuade-the-public-the-benefits-outweigh-the-risks" /> Dr Joanne Hawkins. Joanne's research focuses on environmental regulation and the role of participation and expertise in decision making. Her PhD examines these themes through exploring perceptions of regulatory legitimacy in the context of shale gas exploration and the extraction technique of fracking.<br />First published on Tue, 08 Dec 2015 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/nature-environment/the-environment/environmental-science/fracking-it-possible-persuade-the-public-the-benefits-outweigh-the-risks">Fracking: Is it possible to persuade the public that the benefits outweigh the risks</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 2015
  • Communities across the UK (and beyond) have come together to protest against fracking in their areas. But there are strong economic imperatives which make governments and oil companies keen to exploit shale gas. Can the gap between the two sides be closed?