Unconventional gas could be worse than coal: we need a national fracking ban
The Australian Greens today reiterated their call for a national ban on fracking in light of reports that unconventional gas fracking could be worse than coal for the climate.
Senator Rachel Siewert, Australian Greens spokesperson on resources said:
“This newest study on massive ‘fugitive’ pollution from fracking wells shows we need a national ban on fracking.
“Unconventional gas fracking wells and pipes leak like a sieve, and they could be just as bad for the climate as burning coal