BBC: Hidden emissions in liquid gas imports threaten targets
Liquefied natural gas, or LNG, plays a significant role in Europe’s economy, as European citizens heavily rely on it for daily needs. Because transportation of LNG itself can utilize an enormous amount of resources, Europe’s role in the contribution of climate change is large. This is because LNG, compared to pipelined gas, is first cleaned, liquefied, then transported through ships from Russia to Europe. Click here to learn more about the CO2 emissions and negative repercussions from transportation of liquefied natural gas.