30 Jul '16, 7am

#Fracking: Truly #Sustainable?

#Fracking: Truly #Sustainable?

History shows us that whenever we can extract fossil fuels, we do. Short term gain, usually trumps long-term consequence, so sadly the answer is probably yes, at least if it does go ahead - but this is by no means certain. Much has been made, on both sides of the argument, of the US experience, but fracking has not found universal welcome. France, for instance, is in the process of banning it, and Poland is currently deciding whether to develop the industry, or concentrate on other forms of energy.

Full article: http://www.sustainablebuild.co.uk/fracking-truly-sustaina...

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