ANALYSIS: Europe’s dash for LNG to add to emissions leakage headache

Published 19:46 on November 24, 2022  /  Last updated at 19:46 on November 24, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, EU ETS, US  /  No Comments

Europe's scramble to secure gas from alternative sources after Russia turned off the taps will see an increase in greenhouse gas emissions due to the ramping up of LNG imports that have an overall higher value-chain footprint than pipeline supply, with the additional discharges set to fall outside of the current scope of EU mechanisms.

Europe’s scramble to secure gas from alternative sources after Russia turned off the taps will see an increase in greenhouse gas emissions due to the ramping up of LNG imports that have an overall higher value-chain footprint than pipeline supply, with the additional discharges set to fall outside of the current scope of EU mechanisms.

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