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Energy-rich Qatar faces fast-rising climate risks at home


CLIMATE PLEDGESIf Qatar is one of the world’s wealthiest nations per capita, it is also one of the most polluting per person. That view is increasingly unsupported by science as the extent of leaks from natural gas infrastructure becomes clear. Leaking natural gas is far more harmful for the climate than carbon dioxide, ton for ton. Earlier this year, state-owned gas giant Qatar Energy joined an industry-led pledge to reduce nearly all methane emissions from operations by 2030. Qatar inked new deals with several energy companies, including a recent 27-year agreement to provide liquefied natural gas to Chinese oil and gas company Sinopec.


Source: thestar November 26, 2022 12:08 UTC



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