Ever heard that Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is a climate-friendly fuel? Well, you’ve been sold a lie. LNG, made up of methane, is one of the fastest growing threats to our climate. RT to expose the truth about #LNG. #bcpoli #cdnpoli
Didn't think we'd need to say this, but the responses we're getting on this tweet really prove our point: the fossil fuel industry has done a great job convincing the public that "natural gas" is good. It's not. Read more here: https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2019/5/30/18643819/climate-change-natural-gas-middle-ground
In B.C., methane emissions amounted to an estimated 8.8 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent in 2017, according to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. That’s equal to 1,724,724 vehicles on the road for one year. Read more: https://thenarwhal.ca/climate-change-b-c-methane-targets-out-of-reach-growing-lng-fracking/
‘I don’t think we will ever catch up’: B.C. methane targets out of reach amid growing LNG, fracking...
The province committed to a 45 per cent reduction in methane emissions by 2025, but an explosion in fracking to feed a growing LNG industry has experts saying that goal is not achievablehttps://thenarwhal.ca/climate-change-b-c-methane-targets-out-of-reach-growing-lng-fracking/
Also, here is some actual footage from a thermal imaging camera showing methane leaks from fracking wells in B.C. https://thenarwhal.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Methane-emissions-B.C..gif