Understanding its importance in the transition to a low carbon economy
We believe that ‘unconventional gas’ which has lower greenhouse gas emission intensity than other fossil fuels will form an important part of the transition to a low carbon economy. But while the unconventional gas industry can provide a significant economic benefit to rural and regional areas, there are environmental and social issues that companies must address. In this article we take a look at some of the issues that need to be addressed at both an environmental and social level, and examine why and how the industry needs to do more to build the required trust of stakeholders.
In this paper we discuss…
- What is fracking?
- Environmental issues related to unconventional gas
- Social issues related to unconventional gas
- Our approach to unconventional gas extraction
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