U.S. Fracking Boom Likely Culprit in Rapid Rise of Global Methane Emissions

https://e360.yale.edu/digest/us-fracking-boom-likely-culprit-in-rapid-rise-of-global-methane-emissions

The boom in U.S. shale gas and oil production may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for accelerating the pace of the climate crisis, according to research. Scientists at Cornell University have found that the “chemical fingerprints” of rising global methane levels point to shale oil and shale gas as the probable source.

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Original Title: U.S. Fracking Boom Likely Culprit in Rapid Rise of Global Methane Emissions
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