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Natural Gas & Climate Change

Knowing how much methane is leaking from the natural gas system is essential to determining the potential climate benefits of natural gas use. That is the main focus of this evaluation of publicly available studies. The study author: “One of the gravest dangers posed by urban oil-well drilling and production is the potential for explosive …

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Climate Vulnerability – A Guide to the Cold Calculus of a Hot Planet

Climate Vulnerability Monitor 2nd Edition A Guide to the Cold Calculus of a Hot Planet Author(s): DARA Date: 09.2012 Source / Publisher: DARA Key findings: Climate change is already contributing to the deaths of nearly 400,000 people a year and costing the world more than $1.2 trillion, wiping 1.6% annually from global GDP By 2030, …

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Earthquake triggering and large-scale geologic storage of carbon dioxide

Earthquake triggering and large-scale geologic storage of carbon dioxide Author(s): Mark D. Zoback and Steven M. Gorelick Date: 06.2012 Source / Publisher: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), vol. 109 no. 26, 10164-10168 Key points: The authors argue that there is a high probability that earthquakes will …

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Methane and the greenhouse-gas footprint of natural gas from shale formations

Methane and the greenhouse-gas footprint of natural gas from shale formations (Letter) Author(s): A letter Robert W. Howarth, Renee Santoro, Anthony Ingraffea Key findings: Methane emissions from shale-gas production are at least 30% more than and perhaps more than twice as great as those from conventional gas. The footprint for shale gas is greater than …

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