Energy and Environment

Banning fracking while importing U.S. gas “an irrational act of economic self-harm”


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Government and Institutions

Matthew Lesh writes in City AM

Andy Mayer quoted in City AM

IEA Chief Operating Officer and Energy Analyst Andy Mayer has been quoted in City AM lamenting the government’s approach to fracking and Liquified Natural Gas (LNG).

Andy said:

“It is self-evident that imported gas, whether used for power, heat, or hydrogen production, will have more impact on emissions than domestic production. Banning UK fracking while importing US fracked gas is an irrational act of economic self-harm that does nothing good for the planet.”

The full article can be read here.



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