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Positive impact of natural gas on climate change

October 15, 2012
Bob Chase , The Marietta Times

It is a remarkable paradox: At a time when the rest of the world is looking toward America for leadership in combating global warming, some refuse to accept the only energy source that can make a real difference now in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions ... natural gas! Natural gas is clean, reliable and very cheap. Its carbon dioxide emissions are significantly less than that of coal which has been used to drive our economy for decades. While natural gas is not the only clean source of energy, its low cost and availability as a fuel for producing electricity is unmatched. Consequently, electric utilities are switching to gas to generate electricity.



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