Emission reductions: supportive of gas

Increasing gas use is key to emissions reductions plans in some of the world’s largest gas markets
By Catriona Scott 1 December 2016
U.N. climate chief Patricia Espinosa, 2nd left, and Morocco's Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar, centre, celebrate after the proclamation of Marrakech, at the COP22 climate change conference, in Marrakech, Morocco, 17 November 2016.

With the Paris Agreement having come into force on 4 November, national climate change plans for the world’s largest gas markets are now legally binding. At least 55 countries, representing at least 55% of global emissions, had to ratify the agreement for it to come into force.

In this Research Note, we look at the impact of climate change policies and emission reduction plans on the major markets and provide our view on the potential impact on gas demand.

At the COP22 summit, held in Marrakesh between 7...

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