Fidel Castro joins forces opposed to hydraulic fracing

01/16/2012
Fidel Castro has raised his revolutionary voice against a well-completion method revolutionizing production of oil and gas. The former dictator of Cuba speaks with authority common to people who portray hydraulic fracturing as a grave threat to human welfare; that is, he knows little about the subject. In a column for the state-run media, the 85-year-old tyrant said the world finds itself on an "inexorable march toward the abyss" because of threats from nuclear war, climate change, and shale gas. According to a Jan. 6 report by Reuters, Castro wrote that he only recently had heard about shale gas. But he said he learned enough to forgo New Year's activities to write his column, ...
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