Storm the Crossroads: How the Fracking ‘Revolution’ Gambles Our Already-Tenuous Future | harman on earth

Yet we now know that methane, the primary component of natural gas, is far more powerful greenhouse gas than we previously understood. In fact, the ghostly clouds recorded by the infrared cameras of activists fuming from pipelines, compressor stations, and tanks batteries are 72 times more potent at trapping heat as CO2 over a 20 year period (pdf).

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