Executives from natural gas companies call their increasingly cheap and plentiful fuel the world’s best answer to climate change: it produces about half the carbon dioxide of coal when burned in a power plant and it can fuel trucks, trains and ships.
While some outside the industry see natural gas as but a stepping stone to a future when all energy will be provided by wind, solar and other renewable sources, “This idea of natural gas as a transition fuel to renewables is strange,” Total SA chief executive Patrick Pouyanne said.
“Natural gas is a solution,” he said this week at the World Gas Conference in Washington, the industry’s biggest global summit. Read More
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