Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Perspective on Exporting Liquefied Natural Gas from the United States
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This analysis calculates the life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for regional coal and imported natural gas power in Europe and Asia. The primary research questions are as follows:
•How does exported liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the U.S. compare with regional coal (or other LNG sources) for electric power generation in Europe and Asia, from a life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) perspective?
•How do those results compare with natural gas sourced from Russia and delivered to the same European and Asian markets via pipeline?