Leveraging natural gas to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

1st June 2013

Topic(s): Fuel switching, Domestic policy

This report provides an overview of natural gas production, the climate implications of expanded natural gas use, potential uses and benefits in key sectors, and related infrastructure issues. This report explores the opportunities and challenges in leveraging the natural gas to achieve further reductions in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Examining the implications of expanded use in key sectors of the economy, it recommends policies and actions needed to maximize climate benefits of natural gas use in power generation, buildings, manufacturing, and transportation.


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Leveraging natural gas to reduce greenhouse gas emissions


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