While protecting the environment is important, fracking has enormous job-creation potential

02 June 2024 - 00:00 By Noor Kapdi

When it comes to boosting South Africa’s economy — which is in the doldrums and expected to grow by only about 1% this year, according to various analysts — we need to consider the benefits of other energy sources in creating jobs and reducing energy costs, while ensuring projects are environmentally sound...

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