"Carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation [in 2015 was] the lowest since 1993 and 21 percent below their 2005 level."
The U. S. Energy Information Administration foresees continued dominance for coal, gas and oil.
Fracking accounted for a mere seven percent of total U.S. natural gas production in 2000 and produced 3.6 billion cubic feet of gas per day. By 2015, America produced 79 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day.
"It's going to take a very long time before we can wean ourselves from fossil fuels, so I think that to keep it in the ground is naive, to say we could shift to 100 percent renewables is naive...""
"I think it is good for the economy," Leanne D. Wheeler, a U.S. Air Force veteran and the volunteer chair for Colorado Vets4Energy. "Oil and gas is a growth sector here in Colorado and with the number of transitioning military that we see here now."
Colorado's battle over who should regulate fracking - and how much - now shifts to the November election after the state Supreme Court overturned attempts by local governments to impose their own rules.
There's no evidence -- zero, zilch, nada -- that fracking contaminates drinking water. Researchers hoped to keep these findings secret.
LNG coming out of the U.S. is probably the single most important thing that will transform the future LNG market... It heralds the arrival of a global market.