May 3 News: Chemicals From Marcellus Shale Fracking Could Reach Surface In ‘Just A Few Years,’ Study Finds
A round-up of the top climate and energy news. Please post extra links below.
A new study has raised fresh concerns about the safety of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale, concluding that fracking chemicals injected into the ground could migrate toward drinking water supplies far more quickly than experts have previously predicted. [ProPublica]
Scientific models are failing to accurately predict the impact of global warming on plants, says a new report. [BBC]
Tariffs enforce WTO rules and protect U.S. solar manufacturers, but could also drive up solar costs or touch off a U.S.-China trade war. Center for American Progress China energy and policy analyst Melanie Hart and Grape Solar founder Ocean Yuan debated the wisdom of tariffs at the GTM solar summit. [Greentech Media]
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