US EPA highlights benefits of natural gas

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20 April 17, 11:37am More gas, not less, is the way to reduce emissions. Climate Council out of step with research & real-world results… https://t.co/keoNgADqd4
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19 April 17, 8:34am Higher taxes on gas would cut gas production, push prices higher & cost Australian jobs #auspol #energysecurity https://t.co/QbR0ZiEBCu
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18 April 17, 5:55pm AiGroup’s half-baked policies would cut investment in gas projects. Don't put in new barriers to expanding supply https://t.co/URnbVSbyq8
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18 April 17, 9:21am Constructive politics: QLD minister proposes state & Commonwealth work with gas producers to increase supply #auspol https://t.co/U2iN4eoXZB
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Natural gas has again emerged as the good guy in the latest inventory of greenhouse gas emissions released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

The report shows that carbon dioxide emissions in the world’s biggest economy declined by 3.3 percent between 2011 and 2012 due largely to “…a decrease in the carbon intensity of fuels consumed to generate electricity due to a decrease in coal consumption, with increased natural gas consumption.”

It also highlights that improved technology has driven a 40 percent reduction in methane emissions from natural gas production between 2006 and 2012. This is despite a 26 percent increase in natural gas production during roughly the same period according to the US Energy Information Service (2007-2012).

The EPA report can be found here.

Please encourage your friends and family to send a message that they don’t want us to fall behind.

Our petition and more information can be found at www.ournaturaladvantage.com.au.