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Fracking pushes up methane count, says research

Thursday 15 Aug 19 9:00am

 

FRACKING is probably the reason atmospheric methane is rising, with the United States shale gas industry behind a third of the increase in global greenhouses gas emissions over the past decade, new research warns.

Scientists raised the alarm in May, saying they didnít know why the level of methane in the atmosphere was so much higher than expected.

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