Extracting natural gas from shale could do more to aggravate global warming than mining coal, according to a Cornell study published in the May 2011 issue of Climatic Change Letters (105:5).

Hear Dr. Robert Howarth of Cornell University review his research into methane releases from fracked natural gas wells.

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See more about the talk, including a link to a paper mentioned in the presentation here: bcsea.org/past-webinars#fracking

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