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Gas fracking: can we safely squeeze the rocks?

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Published in Environmental Development. 2013, vol. 6, p. 86-99
Abstract Hydrological fracturing techniques have made accessible vast unconventional gas reserves. However, observed impacts on the environment and human health raise legitimate public concerns. The potential climate benefits of coal-to-gas substitution are both less clear and more limited than initially claimed. The question of whether to allow or ban gas fracking needs to be carefully assessed by relevant authorities. A review of current related policies and regulations is critically needed.
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PEDUZZI, Pascal, HARDING ROHR REIS, Ruth. Gas fracking: can we safely squeeze the rocks?. In: Environmental Development, 2013, vol. 6, p. 86-99. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:32185

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