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IEA: CO2 Emissions 15% Higher Without Natural Gas

A recent report from the International Energy Agency underscored the important role clean-burning natural gas is playing in the U.S. and around the world.

According to the Paris-based organization’s 2019 Global Energy and CO2 Status Report, global CO2 emissions could have been more than 15 percent higher in 2018 if it weren’t for the accelerating transition from coal to gas-fired power plants.

Despite growth in coal use, fuel switching between coal and gas accelerated in 2018, reducing the carbon intensity of global energy use. Driven by economics and policies, coal-to-gas switching avoided almost 60 Mt of coal demand, with

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FACT CHECK: Pipeline Won’t Jeopardize Softball Team’s Season

CLAIM: The Daily Local News published an article with a headline claiming that construction of the Mariner East pipeline “may jeopardize” a local softball team’s spring season.

RATING: False, misleading headline.


This misleading headline ignores a statement from Energy Transfer–the developer of the Mariner East pipeline–expressing regret over the miscommunication and emphasizing that construction will not interfere with the team’s season.

“We regret that there seems to have been a breakdown in communication between the Meadowbrook Manor HOA leadership, us and the Exton Little League program. We will rework our construction schedule so we do not interfere with

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