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Etienne Romsom, Kathryn McPhail - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

This second paper on hydrocarbon gas flaring and venting builds on our first, which evaluated the economic and social cost (SCAR) of wasted natural gas. These emissions must be reduced urgently for natural gas to meet its potential as an energy-transition fuel under the Paris Agreement on Climate...

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Etienne Romsom, Kathryn McPhail - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

Atmospheric emissions urgently need to reduce for natural gas to fulfill its potential role in the energy transition to achieve the Paris Agreement on climate change. This paper establishes the magnitude and trends of flaring and venting in oil and gas operations, as well as their emissions...

Kathryn McPhail, Etienne Romsom - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) is seen as the last best chance for countries and companies to set out how they are actually going to deliver the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) target of no more than 1.5 oC. The venting and flaring of...

Tony Addison - UNU-WIDER, 2021 - Helsinki, Finland

The long-awaited COP26 in Glasgow is about to start. Billed as the most important COP to date, it is widely seen as a last chance to avoid a global temperature rise beyond 1.5°C. Yet expectations of major breakthroughs weaken by the week. Climate funding to help the developing world...

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