Research and analysis
Potential greenhouse gas emissions associated with shale gas production and use
- Department of Energy & Climate Change
- Part of:
- Shale gas, hydraulic fracturing, and other unconventional hydrocarbons and Energy and climate change: evidence and analysis
- 9 September 2013
A study on the potential greenhouse gas emissions associated with shale gas production and use.
Potential greenhouse gas emissions associated with shale gas extraction and use: A study by Professor David J C MacKay FRS and Dr.Timothy J Stone CBE
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This study by Professor David MacKay and Dr Tim Stone gathers available evidence on the potential greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from shale gas production and use in the UK and discusses the compatibility of shale gas production and use with UK and global climate change targets.
Published: 9 September 2013