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Fracking boom could mean up to 12% more carbon emissions

Monday 20 Oct 14 12:00pm

By ERIC BICHARD.- The consistent message from those who would seek to exploit shale gas is that it has three distinct advantages over existing forms of fossil fuel energy: it is cheap, it has a lower influence on global warming, and it reduces the reliance in foreign imports.

In the UK the ability of shale gas to replace substantial amounts of other energy sources is unproven.

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