03 Jan '12, 4pm

Time Magazine Calls Fracking the Biggest Environmental Story of 2011

Time Magazine Calls Fracking the Biggest Environmental Story of 2011

Time magazine says that the biggest environmental issue of 2011 in the U.S. was hydraulic fracturing . That pronouncement comes despite the fact that climate disruption is causing more frequent freakish weather and in 2011 alone broke almost 3000 U.S. weather records , including 11 separate weather disasters that cost over a billion dollars each in damage . That’s on top of $14 billion in climate disruption-related damage in the last decade . In the face of all that, fracking’s rise to preeminence says something important. Actually, it says a lot of things . Shale gas exploration is changing the face of Pennsylvania’s Woods as wells are drilled, roads carved, and pipelines laid. The change is jarring. If a picture is worth a thousand words, here’s a Power Point presentation with a book’s worth courtesy of Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Hanna . The impacts of Pennsy...

Full article: http://www.onearth.org/blog/fracking-time

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