Air pollution mortality is one of five leading causes of death worldwide. Source: Mark Jacobson, Ph.D., slide show.
From this EPA map, it’s clear to see that Texas is a serial killer.
- EPA chart: Oil & gas production and fracking number 2 GHG emitter
- It’s the Methane Stupid
- What’s Behind Surging Ozone Pollution in Texas? Study to Weigh Role of Fracking in Health Hazard
About Sharon Wilson
Sharon Wilson is considered a leading citizen expert on the impacts of shale oil and gas extraction. She is the go-to person whether it’s top EPA officials from D.C., national and international news networks, or residents facing the shock of eminent domain and the devastating environmental effects of natural gas development in their backyards.
- Web |
- More Posts(5117)
Just to be clear, was Dr. Jacobson including CO2 as one of the ingredients in “killer air pollution,” or is the map to make a point about probable sources of other, more directly lethal types of air pollution (PM, NOx, SOx), if large CO2 emitters are already present?