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NW Natural booklet for schoolkids becomes flashpoint in climate change debate – OregonLive

The front cover and an inside page from an educational booklet.

A booklet distributed to some Oregon schools by NW Natural, titled “Natural Gas: Your Invisible Friend,” has drawn criticism from environmental advocates.Courtesy/Gleb Bahmutov

The title seems benign enough: “Natural Gas: Your Invisible Friend.”

The cover of the activity book shows the sun peeking over clouds and shining down on a pristine globe, with a fossilized fish skeleton next to a glowing blue flame. The frame of a hydraulic fracking tower rises in the background.


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