Dr Tony Ingraffea’s article sums up very clearly the issues surrounding fracking
Dr Tony Ingraffea’s article sums up very clearly the issues surrounding fracking – it is a must read for anybody who needs an introduction to the subject.
Dr Ingraffea is perhaps best-known for his co-authorship of a Cornell University 2011 study that established the greenhouse gas footprint of fracking as being greater than that of any other fossil fuel including coal. The lead-investigator for Methane and the Greenhouse-Gas Footprint of Natural Gas from Shale Formations, often called “The Cornell Study,” was Robert Howarth, David R. Atkinson Professor of Ecology and Microbiology. A third co-author was research aide Renee Santoro.
Meet Anthony Ingraffea—From Industry Insider to Implacable Fracking Opponent (via Desmogblog)
By Ellen Cantarow – Originally published at EcoWatch.org Why, exactly, is high-volume slickwater hydraulic fracturing such a devastating industry? How best to describe its singularity—its vastness, its difference from other industries and its threat to the planet? When I interviewed Dr. Anthony…