The shale-gas boom won’t do much for climate change. But it will make us a bit richer.

Washington Post: The shale-gas boom in the United States won't do much to cut U.S. carbon-dioxide emissions or tackle global warming. That's because, in addition to killing off coal-fired plants, cheap gas will also edge out cleaner energy sources like wind, solar, and nuclear. On the other hand, the glut of natural gas from fracking will make the country a bit wealthier and clean up other air pollutants in the decades ahead. Those are the conclusions of a big new report from Stanford's Energy Modeling Forum,......

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