Will the shale gas boom have a negative impact on renewable energy?

Will the shale gas boom have a negative impact on renewable energy?
Professor Paul Stephens of Chatham House told edie last week: “There was previously an assumption that shale gas would act as a substitute for coal, however, now there are increasing worries that it could act as a substitute for renewables.”
Yes – cheap gas will lead to the demise of renewables
No - shale gas can act as a transitional fuel to a low carbon economy
Who cares – we should embrace cheaper energy

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