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The Energy Security and Emissions Twofer That Nobody Is Talking About

Dan Byers writes in RealClearEnergy on energy security and emissions reductions.

The C3 Take
  • Europe has pledged to end its reliance on Russian energy by importing more American natural gas.
  • If Europe displaced Russian gas with American gas, global emissions would fall by 72 million metric tons annually.
  • This switch would also boost energy security in Europe, protecting consumers and businesses.
  • American natural gas can, and should, play a pivotal role in accelerating emissions reductions and energy security goals worldwide.

“Regardless, the longer-term bottom line remains unchanged: with some of the cleanest energy production in the world, progressively reducing Russia’s global energy market share through expanded production and export of U.S. oil and natural gas will deliver short-term benefits to energy security and the environment alike.”

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The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

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