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How important is natural gas for a low-carbon economy? For the climate bill?

The Kerry-Lieberman climate bill would provide tax incentives for converting vehicles to burn natural gas. How large a role should natural gas play in the switch to a low-carbon economy, and in a Senate climate bill?

Posted by Rachel Saslow on May 24, 2010 4:36 PM
FROM THE PANEL

Use gas to phase out coal

Natural gas is the forgotten resource in America's energy debate.

Posted by Reid Detchon, on May 27, 2010 11:13 PM

The role of gas to 2020

Replacing 100 GW of current coal capacity with natural gas could result in an emissions drop in the U.S. of some 400 million tons per annum.

Posted by David Hone, on May 25, 2010 7:09 PM

Kerry-Lieberman natural gas provision is a loser

This provision is just one more example of the effort to buy support for a bad climate bill and reward special interests with taxpayer dollars.

Posted by William O'Keefe, on May 21, 2010 4:16 PM

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