Shift from coal to gas may stabilise climate change


Shift from coal to gas may stabilise climate change

A transition from coal-based energy to cleaner burning gas would benefit the climate, a study has claimed. The research was published in Nature Climate Change.

Focusing on the world’s leading power generators–China, Germany, India, and the United States– the study examined the impacts from a variety of direct and indirect emissions of such a shift on both shorter and longer timescales ranging from a few decades to a century.

“Many previous studies were somewhat ambivalent about the climate benefits of the coal-to-gas shift. Our study makes a stronger case for the climate benefits that would result from this energy transition because we carefully Read More

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