Why gas stinks

To start with: gas is a fossil fuel. Period.

Gas extraction methods and its release into the atmosphere have a myriad of consequences on local communities’ livelihoods and the global climate.

Oil & gas companies want to tell you the story that gas is a transition fuel, the cleanest of the fossil fuels that we can use to back up renewables whilst we make the transition to 100% clean energy.

However, as you could have guessed, they don’t tell the full story.

On this page you can find:

  • the science about methane (and how we have made major miscalculations in the past)
  • in a nutshell: what is fracking and why it should be banned everywhere (with links to more info)
  • fact sheets of companies involved throughout the cycle from gas extraction to delivery
  • stories of communities fighting gas extraction in their areas