Revisiting a major methane study

17 octobre 2012

Revisiting a major methane study / Michael Levi, Energy, security and climate, 12/10/2012

http://blogs.cfr.org/levi/2012/10/12/revisiting-a-major-methane-study

The ongoing fight over whether shale gas operations are leaking dangerous amounts of methane – a question that many have called critical to determining whether shale gas is good or bad – has suffered from a paucity of data. That’s why a much talked about study, authored by thirty scientists (mostly from NOAA) and published in early February, made such big waves: it was the first (and remains the only) study to estimate shockingly high emissions based on actual observations in the field (data was collected in Colorado in 2008)…


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