'Tragedy of the commons': The problem with 'low carbon' oil and gas claims

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An offshore oil rig | Credit: iStock
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An offshore oil rig | Credit: iStock

The oil and gas industry has claimed a 24 per cent reduction in emissions from the North Sea basin since 2018 justifies its expansion - BusinessGreen unpacks the argument

Last week, the UK's oil and gas industry hailed a decline in production emissions from the North Sea basin, arguing the 24 per cent cut recorded since 2018 was evidence companies were taking "big strides...

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