Josh Fox

Josh Fox the writer/director/producer of the Emmy award-winning documentary feature Gasland and its sequel, Gasland 2.

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Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Fracked Gas Won’t Achieve Paris Climate Goals, But Empowering Communities Could
The United States is undergoing a massive energy transition that isn’t receiving enough attention, and it could render the Paris climate agreement meaningless. We’re swapping one climate-damaging fuel, coal, for another that is actually worse: fracked gas . It’s a stark contradiction for U.S...
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Sunday, September 13, 2015
What the Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know About Fracking
When we hear politicians and gas companies extoll the virtues of fracking , jobs created by drilling is usually high on their list of talking points. But the jobs created by fracking are not the kind of quality jobs American workers deserve. They are not the kind of jobs American laborers have...
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Tuesday, July 09, 2013
An Open Letter to President Obama from Gasland Director Josh Fox
I write to request a meeting with you and families directly impacted by oil and gas drilling and fracking —as documented in Gasland Part II —together with a small group of scientists and engineers who are also featured in the film.
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Fracked Gas Isn’t a Bridge Fuel—It’s a Gangplank
It’s amazing to watch the bully pulpit, with all the power of this president’s ability to command words, focus on the greatest crisis of our generation. I applaud the President for tackling climate change in his speech on Tuesday .
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Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Anti-Fracking Campaigners: We Won’t Be Silenced
[EcoWatch editor's note: Thank you Josh for providing this statement for the Ohio anti-fracking rally at Gov. John Kasich's State of the State on Feb. 7 in Steubenville, Ohio]:
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Saturday, December 10, 2011
Shale Gas Drilling's Dirty Secret Is Out
Thursday's stunning announcement from US EPA that implicates hydrofracturing ("fracking") as the cause of groundwater contamination in Pavillion, Wyoming is news that has rocked the world.
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