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FACT CHECK: Study Claims Natural Gas Will Play Larger Role in Climate Change Than Coal

CLAIM: A new study claims that proposed liquified natural gas (LNG) will play “as large or larger role” as new coal investments in causing global warming. The Global Energy Monitor study said the impact would occur “if all planned projects go ahead.”




A 2014 study by the U.S. Department of Energy found the opposite. In fact, the study concluded: “This analysis has determined that the use of U.S. LNG exports for power production in European and Asian markets will not increase (greenhouse gas) emissions, on a life cycle perspective, when compared to regional coal extraction …

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Protesters, Politicians Play Politics With Pipelines

Energy production in the United States has never been higher, but a new Wall Street Journal story lays out the damage inflicted on taxpayers and customers by protesters playing political games and the shortsighted policies of leaders in states such as New Jersey and New York.

First the facts: The United States produced a record 37 trillion cubic feet
of gas last year – up 44 percent from a decade earlier. Consumption in the United States rose by 3.5 percent last year for a total of 817 billion cubic meters of gas.

But politics and protests are preventing people from …

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