Fracking Health Project Puts Numbers to Debate

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Urgent action needed on climate change, say Nobel laureates

Urgent action needed on climate change, say Nobel laureates

MITEI Deputy Director Robert Stoner takes part in a panel on the future of energy at the Indian Institute of Technology Alumni Global Leadership Conference

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"There's a strong case that people in the U.S. are already leading longer lives as a consequence of the fracking revolution," said Michael Greenstone, a professor of environmental economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. That's because many power plants have stopped burning coal and switched to natural gas, which emits far less fine soot, nitrous oxide and sulfur dioxide.

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