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Liquefied natural gas (LNG)

Liquified Natural Gas, or LNG, is a carbon-intensive fossil fuel. Companies and governments are falsely suggesting that LNG is a bridge fuel towards a low-carbon future, but that could not be further from the truth. Producing LNG requires extracting natural gas — usually using fracking — cooling the gas to extreme temperatures, shipping the LNG across the ocean, and then burning it for electricity production. Every step of this process is very energy intensive, and LNG companies greenwash the process by promising to use unproven carbon capture and storage technology to bring emissions to net-zero.

LNG has no place in our just transition to a sustainable and equitable future. We want to see public spending directed towards projects and social infrastructure that will move us towards that brighter future immediately, not later.

Canadians Believe Climate Impacts Should Be a Deciding Factor on Whether or Not to Approve New Gas Export Facilities and Canadians Want Federal Government to Urgently Address Climate Crisis Even Amidst Rising Inflation

New Poll Reveals Canadians’ Views on LNG

Council of Canadians and Sierra Club Canada New Poll: Canadians Believe Climate Impacts Should Be a Deciding Factor on Whether ...
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LNG tanker in ocean

Letter: Commit to decarbonization to address today’s crises

See the full letter with French and German translation and full list of signatories here. Die deutsche Version des Briefs ...
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Webinar: Two crises, one root: conflict, climate emergency, and LNG

Webinar: Two crises, one root: conflict, climate emergency, and LNG

This is a dark moment. Russia has invaded Ukraine, causing millions of people to flee for their safety, while others ...
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New LNG exports not a pathway to zero

New LNG exports not a pathway to zero

A company based in Newfoundland and Labrador has proposed an LNG project that would liquefy and export 4 million tons per year of ...
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Avalon chapter comment on proposed NL LNG project

Avalon chapter comment on proposed NL LNG project

NL LNG, a company based in Newfoundland and Labrador, has registered their Placentia Bay LNG Facility and Marine Terminal with ...
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Council of Canadians submission on proposed NL LNG

Council of Canadians submission on proposed NL LNG

NL LNG, a company based in Newfoundland and Labrador, registered their Placentia Bay LNG Facility and Marine Terminal with the ...
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Win! Pieridae Energy gives up on Goldboro LNG!

Win! Pieridae Energy gives up on Goldboro LNG!

Today Pieridae Energy announced that they are giving up on their Goldboro LNG project. The company says it will look at ...
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Goldboro LNG needs a federal assessment

Why we’re demanding a federal environmental assessment for Goldboro LNG 

The Council of Canadians has joined seven other organizations to argue that Pieridae’s Goldboro LNG proposal must undergo a federal environmental impact assessment ...
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