THE INDEPENDENT: Fracking is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, says new study

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Release date: 16/1/2018

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Shale gas ranks among the least sustainable sources of electricity, according to research from a team of Manchester scientists.

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” to extract shale gas is a controversial technique that has been opposed by many environmental campaigners and local residents in proposed fracking areas.

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TitleFracking is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, says new study
Media name/outletThe Independent
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date16/01/18
DescriptionShale gas ranks among the least sustainable sources of electricity, according to research from a team of Manchester scientists.

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” to extract shale gas is a controversial technique that has been opposed by many environmental campaigners and local residents in proposed fracking areas.
URLhttps://www.independent.co.uk/environment/fracking-electricity-production-energy-shale-gas-extraction-sustainable-a8160661.html
PersonsAdisa Azapagic