Because natural gas can generate electricity with 50% less greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than coal, the expanded use of natural gas could be a “game changer” for U.S. climate action.
To learn more, read: Leveraging Natural Gas to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, a report by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). The report was supported, in part, by a grant from ACSF.
See also this oped by C2ES president Eileen Claussen and Tomas E. Farrell, Chairman and CEO of Dominion Resources. They say:
“America’s newly abundant natural gas supplies offer the opportunity to address two goals at once — increasing the amount of affordable, reliable energy powering the world economy, and making progress on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.”.