Essay on Bibliography: Renewable Energy

Submitted By RRraAAwRR
Words: 547
Pages: 3

Source
Type and Name
(Newspaper/Book/Webpage/YouTube/Magazine/Book/TV)
e.g. Newspaper: ‘The Times’
Date
Title
Author/Group
Comments (Usefulness/Key pages/key quotes/bias)
1
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/270980/Developing_Onshore_Shale_Gas_and_Oil__Facts_about_Fracking_140113.pdf

December 2013
Developing Onshore Shale Gas and Oil Facts about Fracking
Not Stated
-Useful for facts not opinions
-Tends to be in favour of fracking. Too opinionated -Sets a good foundation to further research on topic.
2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment20595228
13 December 2012

Fracking: Untangling fact from fiction

Matt McGrath
-Balanced argument
- Backs points with evidence
-Goes into detail compared with the government report.
3
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/people-living-in-fracking-areas-set-to-get-more-compensation-9047653.html
08 January 2014
People living in fracking areas set to get more compensation

Nigel Morris
-Viewpoints of the public
-Statistical Information
- Good source for finding personal impacts fracking has on people.
4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uti2niW2BRA’
03 September 2013
Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

Kurzgesagt
-Good use of animation to show clearly how fracking is undertaken
-The video is a well-balanced argument.
-Reliable source and mostly facts are used in the video.
5
http://fracking-unsafe.co.uk/positive-alternatives/the-positive-alternatives-to-fracking/

N/A
THE POSITIVE ALTERNATIVES TO FRACKING.

N/A (Forum)
-Lists valid points, which will be, required in a sub section of me report.
-One sided but very useful because that is the viewpoint I will implement in my report.

6 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renewable_energy_in_the_European_Union N/A
Renewable energy in the European Union

N/A ( online encyclopaedia)
-Gives a lot of illustrated diagrams
-A lot of statistical information
-Some information may need to be double-checked as on Wikipedia anyone can edit the post.
7
http://www.renewableuk.com/en/renewable-energy/wind-energy/

N/A
Wind Energy
N/A
-Specific useful information given e.g. the number of wind turbines in the UK.
- Gives details of how wind turbines work.
-Scientific information
8
http://www.parliament.uk/Templates/BriefingPapers/Pages/BPPdfDownload.aspx?bp-id=sn04046…