BC LNG could scupper Canadian climate targets – report

By Staff reporter 5 September 2017

A new report from the Pembina Institute and the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions said carbon emissions from planned LNG facilities on the coast of British Columbia (BC) could make it difficult for Canada to reach its climate targets, the Journal of Commerce reported.

BC will need not meet its 2050 emissions targets if the Woodfibre LNG and LNG Canada projects are completed, the report said.

“[LNG export plants], fully powered by gas, are almost four times more polluting per ton of LNG produced than terminals...

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