Air Pollution & Climate Change

CIRES. (2013, August 5). CIRES, NOAA observe significant methane leaks in a Utah natural gas field. Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Colborn, T., Schultz, K., Herrick, L., & Kwiatkowski, C. (2012). An exploratory study of air quality near natural gas operations. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 20(1), 86-105. Peer Reviewed.

Council of Canadian Academies. (2014).Environmental impacts of shale gas extraction in Canada. Ottawa (ON): The Expert Panel on Harnessing Science and Technology to Understand the Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas Extraction, Council of Canadian Academies.

Gilman, J.B., Lerner, B.M., Kuster, W.C., & de Gouw, J.A. (2013). Source signature of volatile organic compounds from oil and natural gas operations in Northeastern Colorado. Environmental Science & Technology, 47(3), 1297-1305. Peer Reviewed.

Howarth, R. (2014, May). A bridge to nowhere: Methane emissions and the greenhouse gas footprint of natural gas. Energy Science & Engineering. Peer Reviewed.

Howarth, R., Santoro, R, & Ingraffea, A. (2011, March). Methane and the greenhouse gas footprint of natural gas from shale gas formations: A letter. Climatic Change, 106, 679-690. Peer Reviewed.

Howarth, R., Santoro, R, & Ingraffea, A. (2012, July). Venting and leaking of methane from shale gas development: Response to Cathles et al. Climatic Change, 113(2), 537-549. Peer Reviewed.

Laliberte, J. (2010, December). Ministere des ressources naturelles et de la faune, Commission d’enquête sur le développement durable de l’industrie des gaz de schiste au Québec. Results of gas well inspections, page 22.

Larson, D., Breech, R., Hendricks, J., Chernaik, M., Mall, A., Smith, F., … Elsenfeld, M. (2011). Gassed! Citizen investigation of toxic air pollution from natural gas development. Global Community Monitor.

Miller, S.M., Wofsy, S.C., Michalak, A.M., Kort, E.A., Andrews, A.E., Biraude, S.C., … Sweeney, C. (2013). Anthropogenic emissions of methane in the United States. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(50), Early edition. Peer Reviewed.

Schneising, O., Burrows, J.P., Dickerson, R.R., Buchwitz, M., Reuter, M., & Bovensmann, H. (2014, September). Remote sensing of fugitive methane emissions from oil and gas production in North American tight geologic formations. Earth’s Future, 2. Peer Reviewed.

Stephenson, E., Doukas, A., & Shaw, K. (2012, April). “Greenwashing gas: Might a ‘transition fuel’ label legitimize carbon-intensive natural gas development?”Energy Policy, 46, 452-9. Peer Reviewed.

Tollefson, J. (2012, February 7). Air sampling reveals high emissions from gas fields. Nature, 482, 139-140. Peer Reviewed.

Wigley, T. (2011, August). Coal to gas: The influence of methane leakage. Climatic Change, 108(3), 601-608. Peer Reviewed.

Wolf Eagle Environmental. (2009, September). Town of Dish, Texas ambient air monitoring analysis final report.

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