Posted on May 06, 2022 by
A new joint briefing by Friends of the Earth Europe and Food & Water Action Europe highlights the dangers of the proposed roll out of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) across Europe as an attempt to tackle energy security concerns.
The cost of fossil gas, the horrific invasion of Ukraine by Russian troops, and the need to mitigate the impacts of climate change and keep global warming to below 1.5°C, have created a buzz around LNG.
This briefing provides counterarguments to the overinflated role that LNG is being positioned to have in Europe’s energy future, and shows instead that this is a dangerous distraction from the just energy transition to renewables that is so desperately needed.
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