Natural Gas: Bridge or Barrier to a Clean Energy Future?
June 24, 2016 at 08:30 AM EDT
Much has been made of the use of natural gas as a bridge to a clean renewable energy economy. The primary argument in support of natural gas is the fact that it is cleaner than coal and can be conveniently and cost-effectively substituted for it in power generation. Although on its face true, the claim should be considered in a real-world context.