The Great Frack Forward

James West, Jaeah Lee | 2014 | 29 min.

2015 Official Selection

This film examines the human, environmental, and political implications of China’s new energy boom. Mother Jones’ Jaeah Lee and Climate Desk’s James West traveled to central China and uncovered alarming trends with global consequences. As fracking technology crosses over from the fields of Pennsylvania to the mountains of Sichuan, so have questions about its risks and consequences.