Study: Fracking Good; Coal Bad

Study: Fracking Good; Coal Bad

Mother Jones | January 07, 2015 | by Tim McDonnell

As you might expect, the vast majority of the world’s coal would need to stay buried. The United States is able to use most of its oil and gas in this scenario, because those resources are relatively cost-efficient to extract and bring to market compared to, for example, gas in China and India. In other words, according to this study, the US fracking boom can go forward full steam as long as the gas it produces aggressively replaces our coal consumption.

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