A Comment: Natural Gas Can Lead the Way

RPSEA Board Member Dr. Mark Zoback with Stanford University wrote the Commentary in EARTH Magazine's February Edition.

M
uch of the debate concerning energy, climate and the economy involves how to manage the transition from fossil fuels to sustainable energy sources. In this context, it may seem ironic to promote one fossil fuel over another, but natural gas is an inexpensive, abundant and relatively clean fuel that can lead the transition away from coal and oil, while achieving significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants over the next two decades. In short, increased use of domestic sources of natural gas needs to be an essential component of U.S. energy policy.
 
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Mark Zoback
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