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Parent and child overlooking a busy cargo container harbor.
Port communities affected by pollution

Study finds 3.8% average methane slip from LNG carrier on roundtrip from US to Belgium. But about 8% of all LNG sent to the smaller generator engines ends up in the atmosphere.

Parked cargo container ship next to a port neighborhood.
‘This Is terrifying’: Explosion at Texas gas plant spotlights threat of LNG industry

“We shouldn’t have to live in fear just so gas executives like Michael Smith can get rich,” said one local resident, referring to Freeport LNG’s CEO.

Parked cargo container ship next to a port neighborhood.
Methane much more sensitive to global heating than previously thought – study

Greenhouse gas has undergone rapid acceleration and scientists say it may be due to atmospheric changes

Parked cargo container ship next to a port neighborhood.
Methane At Sea: Finding the invisible climate killer, so-called “green” (LNG) ships

Infrared images show unburned methane – a potent greenhouse gas – being released from supposedly ‘green’ LNG ships, a damning new investigation by Transport & Environment (T&E) shows. European politicians are playing with fire in their support for LNG, says T&E, with methane over 80 times more climate warming than carbon dioxide over a 20-year period.

Parked cargo container ship next to a port neighborhood.
Rapid expansion of US LNG comes with climate costs: environmental group

The likelihood that more US liquified natural gas projects will be built because of the war in Ukraine should prompt US regulators to pay closer attention to the potential climate impacts, according to a report from an environmental advocacy group.