Could gas be our saviour?


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On May 21st, his first day in office, the new US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz said he was open to the possibility of exporting LNG around the world. Here is his Energy Opportunities interview from 2011 in which he discusses the need for more use of gas in the United States so that carbon emissions can be cut substantially.

Can his ideas work globally, and can exporting the giant proven reserves of natural gas in North America be part of a sensible worldwide energy future?

Originally published: 17/10/2011


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