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Fracking Has ´Cut Carbon Emissions More
than All the World´s Wind and Solar Energy´

Breitbart London [UK], by Nick Hallett

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/5/2014 12:19:56 AM

Fracking has led to a greater reduction in carbon emissions than all the world’s wind turbines and solar panels put together, the Council of Europe heard last week. Speaking at a meeting of the council, which promotes co-operation between all European nations, Chris Faulkner, chief executive of Breitling Energy, explained how shale gas has led the way in reducing carbon emissions in the U.S.: [Snip] In other words, the US shale gas revolution has by itself reduced global emissions more than all the well-intentioned solar and wind in the world." Oil and Gas Online reports that Faulker also called on

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dante, 7/5/2014 1:08:35 AM     (No. 9911538)

Expect the left to double-down on their fantasy of solar, wind, pixie dust and good vibes saving the planet from the ruthless corporations.

Facts mean nothing to dogmatic ideologues.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NotaBene, 7/5/2014 3:07:04 AM     (No. 9911552)

The US now produces more oil than Saudi Arabia. Fracking is great.

If we keep drill, drill baby and extend it to federal lands we might just be able let the Islamic State of Calipha Ibrahim drive down to Mecca and Medina.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/5/2014 4:55:48 AM     (No. 9911572)

Eco-terrorist environmentalists would rather kill eagles by the thousands to preserve their lie of global warming.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Catherine, 7/5/2014 6:44:44 AM     (No. 9911625)

As long as you don´t mind your floor vibrating and earthquakes now and then, I´m sure fracking is fine.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oh-heck, 7/5/2014 10:24:54 AM     (No. 9911820)

Fracking has also been responsible for a decrease in methane emissions. Most people aren´t aware that OSHA encouraged the coal industry to fracture their coal beds to collect the methane buried in the seams of coal. This reduced the risk of explosions in both below ground and strip mining. It was this fracking of coal that was examined in the EPA 2004 report that showed no connection between fracking and contaminated ground water. The coal beds by the way are much closer to the water table.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tipover, 7/5/2014 2:12:06 PM     (No. 9912045)

No 4; you should stop living next to railroad tracks in California. Your fracking concerns are normal there.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Penney, 7/5/2014 2:47:58 PM     (No. 9912080)

It is ALWAYS good to see the light of truth demolish the lefties´ bogus propaganda!!! ...Vitally important too!

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