'Stranded assets and magical thinking': Could the pursuit of pipelines drain $485bn from the global economy?

Cecilia Keating
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Gas pipeline planning has become increasingly fraught amid rising opposition from the public and a shifting legal and regulatory landscape | Credit: iStock
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Gas pipeline planning has become increasingly fraught amid rising opposition from the public and a shifting legal and regulatory landscape | Credit: iStock

New research exploring the risks associated with new fossil gas infrastructure comes as separate analysis warns North Sea oil and gas extraction is set become a significant burden on UK's public finances

The global gas network is poised for major expansion over the coming decade, with tens of thousands of kilometres of pipelines plotted by 'gas-positive' countries and industry players that are likely to...

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