06 Jan '12, 11pm

#Green #NYTimes: Dot Earth Blog: On Shale Gas, Warming and Whiplash: Cornell researchers challen... #LittleBearProd

In April 2011, my colleagues Tony Ingraffea, Renee Santoro, and I published the first comprehensive analysis of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shale gas obtained by hydraulic fracturing, with a focus on methane emissions, in the journal Climatic Change Letters. Our analysis was challenged by Cathles et al. (2012). We were invited by the journal to write a reply, with the understanding that the criticism of Cathles et al. and our reply would be published simultaneously early this year. Unfortunately, a mistake by the publisher apparently resulted in the premature publication of the Cathles et al. piece earlier today. We are still finalizing our reply, but we fully expect to have a reply finished and ready for publication within a few weeks at most, with publication on line following within 1-2 months after that. We stand by our approach and findings published last Apri...

Full article: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/06/on-shale-gas...

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On Shale Gas, Warming and Whiplash

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 06 Jan '12, 11pm

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Just out: EPA's first-ever comprehensive greenhouse gas reporting program

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epa.gov 11 Jan '12, 4pm

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spectrum.ieee.org 05 Jan '12, 1am

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Green Blog: Songbirds as a Casualty of Warming

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Jan '12, 5pm

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Songbirds as a Casualty of Warming

green.blogs.nytimes.com 10 Jan '12, 2pm

As the United States experiences a snow shortage, researchers have released a study showing that declining snowfall in the...

EPA maps the worst greenhouse gas offenders

EPA maps the worst greenhouse gas offenders

grist.org 11 Jan '12, 6pm

The EPA has organized its data on major greenhouse gas emitters into a handy interactive map . You can zoom in on your are...

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switchboard.nrdc.org 04 Jan '12, 12am

Injection of oil and gas waste water into a disposal well is suspected as the cause for a swarm of earthquakes around Youn...

Songbirds as a Casualty of Warming

green.blogs.nytimes.com 10 Jan '12, 2pm

As the United States experiences a snow shortage, researchers have released a study showing that declining snowfall in the...