Clare Bond

When?
Thursday, November 24 2016 at 7:30PM

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Where?

35 Rosemount Viaduct
City Centre, Aberdeen AB25 1NE

Who?
Clare Bond

What's the talk about?

“Fracking” the hydraulic fracturing of rock by injecting fluid at high pressure into the Earth’s crust is a controversial technology. Fuelled by sensational media reporting; such as FracLands and poor environmental management and regulation in the USA “fracking” has become one of todays environmental issues.

Facts around fracking appear to be poorly understood and/or communicated and misinformation is abound. But is to Frack or not really the question? Scotland currently has a morataurim on “fracking” and a government with a no nuclear policy; so where is our increasing demand for energy going to come from?

Clare is a structural geologist with broad interests from CO2 storage to using virtual outcrops to understand the sub-surface. Clare was the lead author on a life cycle analysis of green house gas for unconventional gas development in Scotland for ClimateXChange, and represented the UK at a  joint UK/US workshop on shale gas exploration in Washington DC in November 2015, to share scientific learnings.