07 Apr '11, 7pm

Wasted: Natural gas flaring emits same amount of CO2 as 77 million vehicles

You would think that it would be wasting a lucrative resource to just flare off gaseous emission by products of the oil industry, but it just may be they don't want to encourage alternate energy sources. Certain things that pollute are just not politically correct to criticize. Others that come to mind are the emissions of Air liners and Oil burning shipping. These are huge polluters and everyone tip toes around the problem so they can blame the poor old motorist. All new shipping should have small nuclear reactors instead of oil burners. They have proven to be relatively safe now for the last 60 years. I have no idea what you can do about air liners, unless the day comes that they can utilize hydrogen fuel.

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2011/04/07/wasted-natural-gas-f...

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