"Fracked gas is not climate friendly." Yes, there is one academic study that suggests that fracking leads to methane leakage, which can have an important effect on the atmosphere. Of course, senatorial candidate Todd Akin also noted one article claiming that women's bodies can prevent pregnancy during rape. This should be ample warning against relying on a single piece of research as Truth. An entire column can be devoted to the results of that (or any other) study, but only a novice would think one research study in a new field should be the basis for sound, overarching policy.Read the rest of the article here.
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