North American drilling boom threatens major blow to climate efforts – report

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/apr/25/us-oil-gas-boom-climate-change-report
  • More than half the world’s new pipelines in the US and Canada
  • Pipelines ‘locking in huge emissions for 40 to 50 years at a time’

More than half of the world’s new oil and gas pipelines are located in North America, with a boom in US oil and gas drilling set to deliver a major blow to efforts to slow climate change, a new report has found.

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Original Title: North American drilling boom threatens major blow to climate efforts – report
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/apr/25/us-oil-gas-boom-climate-change-report