Tag Archive | Fossil fuel
Hydraulic fracturing has entered our vocabulary as a hotly contested topic, dished up daily through our national media. Fracking is responsible for a huge economic boom through technology that significantly boosts the harvest of natural gas. Meanwhile, the process of hydraulic fracturing receives plenty of bad press for its potential to do lasting environmental damage.
Romney has reinvented himself as the Ron Popeil of fossil fuels, touting them as our best bet to stimulate economic growth. Few people argued with this thinking fifty years ago, but our collective carbon footprint has created massive environmental damage that could jeopardize our very existence.