Cornell's Contradicting Fracking Studies

  • Scott Detrow

Here’s another look at dueling hydraulic fracturing research from two professors at Cornell University. This time, the story comes from the AP:

(AP) — Two groups of scientists at Cornell University are dueling over whether natural gas from shale is better or worse than coal when it comes to global climate change.
It’s a significant question because proponents of shale gas development using the controversial practice of high-volume hydraulic fracturing argue that natural gas is a cleaner-burning “bridge fuel” from the age of coal to an era of wind, solar and other sustainable energy sources.

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