Please join us for the launch of The Fracking Debate, the upcoming book in the Center on Global Energy Policy Series published by the Columbia University Press. Author Daniel Raimi, Senior Research Associate at Resources for the Future, Lecturer at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, and faculty affiliate with the University of Michigan Energy Institute, gives a balanced and accessible view of oil and gas development, explaining the key issues surrounding the shale revolution. Following Mr. Raimi’s presentation, he will join Thomas Murphy, Director, Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research and John Hanger, former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, on a panel on fracking. The discussion will be moderated by CGEP Founding Director, Jason Bordoff.
A book signing and reception will immediately follow the discussion. A limited number of books will be sold at this event.

Registration is required. Guests unable to attend can view a livestream of the event at

This event is open to press. Please direct media inquiries to Jamie Shellenberger-Bessmann (

A podcast of this event will be available ~7 days after the date of the event through iTunes and our website.

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