Julian Castro would not commit to a federal fracking ban after being asked about CNN practice on Wednesday
Castro supported fracking, which produces natural gas and often leaks methane into the atmosphere when he was mayor of San. Antonio said Wednesday that he believes there are "opportunities" to make the transition from fossil fuels.
According to the Environmental Protection Fund, methane is "84 times more potent (for warming the atmosphere)" than carbon dioxide, "despite being retained for shorter periods of time.
Remembering the initial step around natural gas, Castro states that
" We said that natural gas is bridge fuel, "he said." on the bridge. "
The Castro campaign has already promised to end leasing public lands for energy production and exploration.