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Frackman. More fiction than fact.

Frackman the movie was previewed in Adelaide on the 24th February, 2015. The Energy Resource Information Centre fact checked claims made in the film.


From toxic soil to bitter melons – a week of overblown claims

It’s been a week of sensationalist claims and scare campaigns in activist land, but as usual, all may not be as it seems.


Opinion: Labor turning Green when it comes to gas future

ERIC Director Steve Wright comments on policy positions ahead of the NSW State election.


Activist evidence fails to impress

As a regional anti-CSG group gears up for a campaign to try and debunk the NSW Government’s Gas Plan, it’s worth taking a look at the claims being made by the experts they quote about the safety of the natural gas industry.

Benefits of natural gas

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Benefits of natural gas

Natural gas – including coal seam gas – is a cleaner energy source than black or brown coal, and is a more reliable source than renewable energy.

Renewable energy is intermittent – solar and wind plants cannot provide continuous power generation.

"Environmentalists who oppose the development of shale gas and fracking are making a tragic mistake"

Dr Richard Mueller, University of California - Berkeley