Monday, 27 October 2014

Nature: Fracking Unlikely to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Some people (including local MP Graham Stewart) have said that because burning natural gas produces less CO2 emissions than burning coal (a notoriously filthy fuel) that fracking could help in the fight against climate change.

However, it seems likely that this would not be the case, according to this article that has just been published in Nature:

Limited impact on decadal-scale climate change from increased use of natural gas

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