15 Apr '12, 8pm

Natural Gas Fracking: The Fossil Fuel Industry's New Low | Care2 Causes

Natural Gas Fracking: The Fossil Fuel Industry's New Low | Care2 Causes

Care2 Earth Month: Back to Basics This year, Care2 decided to expand Earth Day into Earth Month, since there is so much to explore when it comes to the environment. Every day in April, we’ll post about some of the most important topics for the environment, exploring and explaining the basics. It’s a great tool to help you get started with helping the environment — or help explain it to others. See the whole series here . Just when we thought the fossil fuel industry had explored every last option for exploiting and polluting the planet, they surprised us with a newer, more devious practice. Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking ,” a controversial method for extracting natural gas from hard to reach fissures beneath the Earth’s surface, has emerged as the newest and most sinister threat to our health and environment. Many have lauded the cheap price of natural gas as the answe...

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