Blowout: Inside America's Energy Gamble (Trailer)

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Blowout: Inside America's Energy Gamble (Trailer)
An American fossil fuel boom threatens the nation's health and the world's climate.
SHOW TRANSCRIPT

Watch "Blowout" on the Newsy channel at 9 p.m. EST December 18. Coming to video on demand in early 2019.

In this feature documentary, investigative journalists, scientists, and concerned citizens trace the impacts of a new American fossil fuel boom. From the oil fields of West Texas to tanker traffic busting the Panama Canal at its seams to an energy revolution in Asia, this documentary takes a deep dive into American energy's global impacts on profits, public health, and climate change.

For more information:

As oil and gas exports surge, West Texas becomes the world's "extraction colony" 

How Washington unleashed fossil-fuel exports and sold out on climate 

Drilling overwhelms agency protecting America's lands

Surge of oil and gas flowing to Texas coastline triggers building boom, tensions