The False Promise of Natural Gas December 4, 2019

Philip J. Landrigan, MD, Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH, and Brita E. Lundberg, MD | The New England Journal of Medicine

Natural gas, composed principally of methane, has been hailed as a clean “transition” fuel—a bridge from the coal and oil of the past to the clean energy sources of the future…But beneath this rosy narrative lies a more complex story. Gas is associated with health and environmental hazards and reduced social welfare at every stage of its life cycle.

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