Opinion: Want to Ban Fracking? Think Again

“For anyone who worries about climate change and is intent on carbon reduction, all this should be a cause for rejoicing. Fracking, which has made it possible, should be extolled as a boon to environmental progress,’’ 

In a series of recent opinion pieces, two editors explore the benefits that hydraulic fracturing has brought the United States and argue the implausibility of an immediate ban on hydraulic fracturing. 

A vow to “ban fracking — everywhere” may excite progressive extremists who hate the fossil-fuel industry and all its works. But it’s the very opposite of a serious proposal, and the mark of a candidate unsuited for the White House. 

Click here to read the Hart Energy Opinion Piece

Click here to read the Boston Globe Opinion Piece

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