Shale gas stymies efforts to combat climate change

November 19, 2019, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Continued development of shale oil and gas is a bridge fuel gone too far, according to Dr. Brian Schwartz, senior investigator at the Geisinger Health Research Center.

Dr. Schwartz, part of a Tuesday afternoon “Science and Policy” panel at the seventh annual League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania “Shale & Public Health” conference, said the planned build-out of the shale gas industry will make it more difficult, if not impossible, to meet fossil fuel use reduction goals needed to mitigate climate change.

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