THE INDEPENDENT: Fracking is one of the least sustainable ways to produce electricity, says new study

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    Shale gas ranks among the least sustainable sources of electricity, according to research from a team of Manchester scientists.

    Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” to extract shale gas is a controversial technique that has been opposed by many environmental campaigners and local residents in proposed fracking areas.

    Period16 Jan 2018

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