Climate Change

It’s unequivocal – fracking and its associated operations release greenhouse gasses that cause climate change. Specifically, fracking operations release large quantities of methane – which traps heat at roughly 84 times the rate of carbon dioxide. Explore our resources that bust the bridge fuel myth and expose the dangerous climate impacts of the industry.

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FracTracker Climate Change Articles

Shell Pipeline - Not Quite the Good Neighbor

Heavy Rains and Risks to Pipelines

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For many cities in the Eastern U.S., flash flood warnings and…

Tracking the Movement Against Fossil Fuels

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Energy use — whether for heating, cooking, transportation,…

Divestment – A Necessary Step Towards a Climate Neutral Society

By Guest Author: Austin Sachs, Director and founder of Protect…
Global oil refineries map by FracTracker - Ted Auch

Tracking Global Oil Refineries and their Emissions

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Potential Conflict Hotspots and Global Productivity Choke Points Today,…
Downtown Pittsburgh, PA - Photo by Brook Lenker after Climate Reality Project in 2017

Empowered by Reality – Reflections on Climate Reality

In October, Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project invigorated Pittsburgh…
Lofoten Declaration heading

A Declaration of Independence – FracTracker signs the Lofoten Declaration

FracTracker Alliance is proud to be a signatory of the Lofoten…

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