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National climate report emphasizes importance of natural gas and shale

In early May 2014, in conjunction with the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), the Obama administration released its 2014 National Climate Assessment. According to USGCRP, the purpose of the National Climate Assessment, which is conducted every four years, is to summarize the current and future impacts of climate change on the U.S. It is produced by more than 300 experts who are directed by a 60-member Federal Advisory Committee.



Are you aware of the recent technological developments in hydraulic fracturing?
Learn about the new and improved technologies that are evolving as hydraulic fracturing becomes more widespread.


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Did you know that natural gas is responsible for lower greenhouse gas emissions?
Find out more about how natural gas is responsible for a lower carbon footprint.


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The Barnett Shale Energy Education Council (BSEEC)
is a community resource that provides information to the public about gas drilling and production in the Barnett Shale region in North Texas.

About Ed Ireland, Ph.D.
BSEEC Executive Director

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