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Potential greenhouse gas emissions associated with shale gas production and use

A study on the potential greenhouse gas emissions associated with shale gas production and use.

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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.