Natural Gas? No Help for Global Warming…

From Science Daily, “Switching from Coal to Natural Gas Would Do Little for Global Climate, Study Indicates.”

Wigley’s computer simulations indicate that a worldwide, partial shift from coal to natural gas would slightly accelerate climate change through at least 2050, even if no methane leaked from natural gas operations, and through as late as 2140 if there were substantial leaks. After that, the greater reliance on natural gas would begin to slow down the increase in global average temperature, but only by a few tenths of a degree.

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