Chinese & Australian Shale Gas

Chinese & Australian Shale Gas 05/29/2014 China Although serious obstacles remain, China is finally making progress on tapping its vast shale gas reserves, which hold the promise of a new source of clean energy for the coal smoke-choked country. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, China holds the world’s … Continue reading

Shale Gas Footprint

Cornell University Study on Fracking (2011, in English, .pdf file), entitled Methane and the Greenhouse-Gas Footprint of Natural Gas from Shale Formations

The Downside of Liquefied Natural Gas

Report (in English, .pdf file) dated May 29, 2014 from the U.S. Department of Energy showing that liquefied natural gas (LNG), which is mostly methane and 86 to 105 times a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide, offers no appreciable climate benefit over coal. The reason: leaks in its … Continue reading

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