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Why Do ‘Fracking’ Opponents Ignore Its Moral Benefits?

Jude Clemente writes in Forbes about the moral benefits of fracking.

The C3 Take
  • Since 2000, no technology has done more to reduce our emissions than natural gas.
  • Bans on natural gas are largely regressive and disproportionately harm low and middle-income families by increasing energy and utility costs.
  • Fracking has also made us less energy reliant on countries with abhorrent human rights records.
  • While there are always ways for a technology to innovate, natural gas should be considered in an “all of the above” approach to reducing emissions.

“This ‘affordable gas from fracking’ thing saved American residential, commercial, and industrial gas users a staggering $650 billion in energy costs from 2008-2018 alone.”

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The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

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