UCS “Report” Says Using Natural Gas for Electric Generation Big Gamble

The Union of So-Called Concerned Scientists (UCS) recently issued a new report that says switching to natural gas use, especially for electric generation, is one big gamble and we’re being lured down the primrose path to destruction. According to the “scientists” at UCS, it’s far better to turn the thermostat down to 50 degrees in the winter (called “energy efficiency”) and ride to work via horse and buggy (called “switching to renewables”) than risk using that foul, evil, nasty fossil fuel natgas (natgas, natgas, natgas–echo for evil-sounding effect). One might put more stock in such a report if it were actually authored by scientists–people with degrees in the hard sciences. Instead, its primary author is someone with a political science degree…

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