December 14, 2011

Anti-Fracking Greens Are Also Anti-Science

Jon Entine, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research


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Environmentalists are not playing it straight on natural gas. Until recently, they have been amongst its most aggressive promoters, even coining the phrase “bridge to the future.”

“Natural gas is inherently cleaner than coal or oil,” wrote the DC-based NGO, Renewable Energy Policy Project, in 1997, in a typical analysis. “Since renewables will be unable to meet most energy needs for some time, gas is an essential bridge to a renewable energy era.”

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TAGGED: Environmentalism, Natural Gas, Anti-science, Fracking, Media Bias

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