Author: Health Professionals of NY. December 2016.
Author: Health Professionals of NY. December 2014.
Third edition - October 2015. Since its original release on July 9, 2014, by Concerned Health Professionals of New York, the Compendium has been used and referenced all over the world. It has been independently translated into Spanish and adopted for use in the European Union, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Australia.
As new drilling and stimulation techniques, including hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’), are heralded as the key to unlocking a new oil boom in California, there is mounting evidence that these technologies, and the expansion of oil and gas development that they enable, threaten public health.
The United Kingdom (UK) is presently set to expand ‘hydraulic fracturing’ of shale formations (‘fracking’) as a means of extracting unconventional gas.
Jan 2015 - Doctors for the Environment (Australia) is a non-profit, non-politically aligned, independent, national organisation of medical doctors which advocates on health issues due to environmental factors.
The industrialisation of the rural landscape brought about by unconventional gas (UG) activities with its associated air and water pollution, would significantly damage the Tasmanian environment andr its reputation as the ‘clean green isle’, without adding substantial economic or social benefits.
This paper provides estimates of the effects of in utero exposure to contaminated drinking water on fetal health.
Natural gas has emerged as an increasingly attractive source of energy since it is highly efficient, abundant, and cleaner than any other fossil fuel. In this paper, we examine the impact of widespread adoption of natural gas as a source of fuel on infant mortality in Turkey, using variation across provinces and over time in the intensity of natural gas utilization.