U.N. set to warn countries over 'dash for gas'

Apr 11, 2014, 5:41 AM EDT
An environmental campaigner takes part in a protest march near to the IGas Barton Moss fracking exploration rig on January 26, 2014 in Salford, England.
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Governments are likely to be warned next week that a "dash for gas" will not solve climate change. The chancellor and prime minister have promoted gas as a clean option for powering the U.K. But a draft report for the United Nation's third panel on climate change says gas cannot provide a long-term solution to stabilizing climate change.
Background:
U.N. set to warn countries over 'dash for gas' [BBC]
Opinion: Why U.S. fracking companies are licking their lips over Ukraine [The Guardian]

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