How fracking can contribute to climate change

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation


Dr Gary Fuller, Environmental Research Group (ERG), has written a piece on how leakage of natural gas from drilling and pipework means that more methane is entering the atmosphere. ‘However natural gas is mostly methane, which has strong global warming impacts in its own right. Natural gas therefore only provides climate benefits over coal if the leakage is no more than 2-3 per cent,’ he said.
Period29 May 2016
Held atThe Guardian