Flame out: the future of natural gas

Gas will inevitably decline as an energy source for industry and homes due to economic and environmental issues, and will not deliver the Morrison government’s promised “gas-led recovery”, a new report finds. The analysis by the Grattan Institute said most of the cheap gas on the east coast had already been burned and what remained would become increasingly expensive, undermining the case for its increased use as a “transition fuel” on the path to a low-emissions future.

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