The oil and gas industry has had a far worse impact on the climate than previously believed, according to a study indicating that human emissions (in large part related to fracking) of fossil methane have been underestimated by up to 40%.
[Top] Optical gas imaging by Earthworks reveals normally invisible air pollution from an unlit flare. [Bottom] A regular still image taken at the same time and place shows what you see with the naked eye
Back in 2007 we already got this news in a Nature published study by Robert Howarth and c . But the US media and corrupt capitalist politicians denied the proof, even when images from space showed huge clouds of methane over the gigantic US fracking fields .(PDF) Methane and the Greenhouse-Gas Footprint 2007
Obama was only able to implement a call for voluntary checks by the gangster style US energy industry on the then already over one million fracking wells, all with zero methane management, excused even from the Clean water legislation, and half of them already abandoned.“Fracking” Shale…
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