21 May '11, 10am

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If you prefer your environmental journalism rapped to a funk beat, then you can’t miss with “My Water’s on Fire Tonight,” a music video out of Studio 20 , the media innovation lab at New York University’s graduate school of journalism. In a snappy two and a half minutes, the song outlines the pros and cons of fracking, the drilling technique that has unlocked vast new reserves of natural gas but come under sharp scrutiny for its apparent links to water contamination and other environmental harm. The track’s title and its Earth, Wind and Fire -esque refrain — “I think my water’s on fire tonight” — may bring to mind “Gasland,” the polemical Oscar-nominated documentary that memorably features a Colorado man lighting his (ostensibly ) fracking-contaminated tap water on fire. But unlike the unabashedly anti-fracking “Gasland,” decried as propaganda by the drilling industry, “My...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/20/the-fracking-de...

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The Fracking Debate, to a Funk Beat

green.blogs.nytimes.com 20 May '11, 10pm

If you prefer your environmental journalism rapped to a funk beat, then you can’t miss with “My Water’s on Fire Tonight,” ...

Green: The Fracking Debate, to a Funk Beat

green.blogs.nytimes.com 20 May '11, 10pm

If you prefer your environmental journalism rapped to a funk beat, then you can’t miss with “My Water’s on Fire Tonight,” ...

The Fracking Debate, to a Funk Beat

green.blogs.nytimes.com 20 May '11, 10pm

If you prefer your environmental journalism rapped to a funk beat, then you can’t miss with “My Water’s on Fire Tonight,” ...

Green: "My Water's on Fire (The Fracking Song)"

green.blogs.nytimes.com 22 May '11, 10pm

From Green The Fracking Debate, to a Funk Beat Wanted: Frack Busters (Costume Preferred) Natural Gas: It’s Not Easy Being ...

"My Water's on Fire": A journalism student writ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 20 May '11, 2pm

From Green The Fracking Debate, to a Funk Beat Wanted: Frack Busters (Costume Preferred) Natural Gas: It’s Not Easy Being ...

The Great Prefab Debate [Live Tomorrow]

The Great Prefab Debate [Live Tomorrow]

jetsongreen.com 18 May '11, 6pm

As you may know, I have a lot of interest in factory-built homes and prefabricated construction techniques. Some of this c...

Fracking with our food: how gas drilling affect...

grist.org 19 May '11, 6pm

This story originally appeared on Gilt Taste . There's a stunning moment in the Academy Award-nominated documentary Gaslan...