30 May '12, 10pm

International Energy Agency: ‘Safe’ fracking cheap, but would destroy a livable climate

A version of this article originally appeared on Climate Progress . The International Energy Agency (IEA) has a new report out, “Golden Rules for a Golden Age of Gas ” [PDF]. Unfortunately, the IEA buried the lede — the Golden Age of Gas scenario destroys a livable climate — so the coverage of the report was off target. For instance, The New York Times opines, “Energy Agency Finds Safe Gas Drilling is Cheap .” And the Council on Foreign Relations headline is similar: “Safe Fracking Looks Cheap .” That’s true only if a ruined climate, widespread Dust Bowlification, an acidified ocean, and rapidly rising sea levels constitute your idea of “safe.” Still, the IEA deserves much of the blame for this miscoverage. It’s not until page 91 (!) of the full report [PDF] that the agency explains that adopting its “Golden Rules” for developing shale gas doesn’t stop catastrophe: The Gol...

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