A new study using long-term satellite observations confirms (for the umpteenth time) that fracking speeds up global warming and has no net climate benefit whatsoever in any timescale that matters to humanity.
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"This is one of the first times we've been able to demonstrate that, here, you have a spill in the environment, and yes, this is from fracking fluid and not from other source of contamination," Vengosh said.
Can a little-known, fledgling industry make the oil and gas industry more efficient and a little less dangerous to the climate by tackling methane leakage? A new report offers a close look at "methane mitigation."