I wonder if Gareth Hughes would care to comment on this news.
To be consistent with the MSM breathlessly reporting all doomsday IPCC predictions (most of which never eventuate) will we see headlines of fracking saving the environment and insightful comment from global warmists backing the IPCC findings ?
I think probably not.
ClimateÂ scientists have backed Britainâs shale gas revolution â saying it could help to slowÂ global warming.
The worldâs leading experts on climate change say fracking will cut greenhouse gas emissions and should be made central to the countryâs energy production.
It will help the UK move away from âdirtyâ coal and contribute to saving the environment, according to a report by the influential Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
The report says it is âquite clearâ that fracking is âvery consistent with low-carbon developmentâ and the technology could âsignificantlyâ reduce emissions.
The unexpected endorsement from 235 eminent United Nations scientists and economists will be a welcome boost to David Cameron, who is a keen advocate of the new technology.
It is also a blow to green activists, who seek cuts in greenhouse gas emissions but are concerned about the effects of fracking.Â Read more »