The next 20 years are critical decades in addressing climate change. Methane (AKA natural) gas is widely used and the pipes transporting it have lots of leaks. The methane gas that escapes into the air will be at least 80 times more potent than carbon dioxide and will contribute to the global temperature rise. Cleaning up after the fracking industry must be a priority. We speak with an expert from the Clean Air Task Force to learn more.
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Because we recognize the necessity of personal accountability for our actions, because we accept responsibility for a building a durable future and because we believe it is our patriotic duty as citizens to speak out, we must insist the United States transform it’s energy sector, over the next decade, under a just and equitable plan, that uses regulations, investments and a price on carbon to safeguard our collective future.
Thanks for listening.