Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Small earthquake in Blackpool, major shock for UK's energy policy

Science, News - The Independent

"The process involves pumping millions of gallons of water, mixed with rock-dissolving chemicals, into the earth to unsettle rocks and release the gas trapped there."

Duh, the clue is in the description. When will we ever stop "cutting off the branch we're sitting on"? Earth is our home, stop digging it up, burning it, dissolving it and start protecting it. No?

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