- Cleaner, not cooler – Ever more growth in the use of natural gas is welcome for many reasons. But it is not a cure for global warming (bonus reference to geoengineering)
- Coming soon to a terminal near you – Shale gas should make the world a cleaner, safer place
- So much nicer than coal – But perhaps no cooler
None of these articles makes reference to the importance of cumulative emissions, and the way in which the total quantity of fossil fuels burned is the most important metric for determining how much climate change will occur, as opposed to how much fossil fuel is burned in a particular year.