Despite warnings about Global Warming since the Brundtland report in the 1980s, our politicians have continued on a course, that will destroy the environment and ultimately the human race. We do not have till 2030 or 2050, we needed to have started, doing something about in the 1980s!
Emissions From Fracking 5 Times Higher Than Reported
Natural gas is not a “bridge fuel to the future.”
It is a death sentence for humanity.
Think that is too strong?
A new study by the Environmental Defense Fund finds that methane escaping from fracking operations in Pennsylvania “causes the same near term climate pollution as 11 coal fired power plants” and is “five times higher than what oil and gas companies report” to the state.
A previous assessment by EDF last November found methane emissions escaping from oil and gas wells in New Mexico are “equivalent to the climate impact of approximately 12 coal fired power plants.”
In its executive summary of the study, the EDF says, “The analysis — based on peer-reviewed research and emissions data collected at Pennsylvania well sites — examines both the total amount of methane and volatile organic compounds emitted from…
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