Report sees gas as near-term, but far from only, GHG control option

06/10/2013
Using more natural gas could help reduce US greenhouse gas emissions in the near to medium term, but deeper long-term reductions will require broader deployment of other low-carbon energy sources as well, a new Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) report concluded. "The natural gas boom can help the economy grow while shrinking our carbon footprint, and there's much greater potential on both fronts," said Eileen Claussen, president of C2ES, the successor to the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. "But we need a diverse energy supply," she continued at a June 4 seminar where the report was released. "Gas is not carbon-free, and we can't let it crowd out ...
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