Natural gas

Alternate Term Label:
Liquefied natural gas
LNG
Natural gas industry
Report

Victorian gas market – demand side measures to avoid forecast supply shortfall

This study demonstrates that the adoption of gas demand reduction measures, such as energy efficiency and fuel switching entirely eliminates the forecast shortfall, with the exception of 2028 which has a minor 6.5PJ modelled shortfall.
Policy report

Gaslighting Australia: why the gas industry is an emerging climate and environmental disaster

Federal Energy Minister, Angus Taylor, wants Australia to have a ‘gas-fired recovery’. But how dirty is gas? And has its time as a ‘transition fuel’ already come and gone? This short report looks at the state of gas projects in Australia and its contribution to...
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Can Australia become the world's leading LNG exporter?

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane claims Australia is set to become the world's second largest or largest exporter of LNG.
Report

Primed for action: a resilient recovery for Australia

This report outlines the Climate Council’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. The report suggests that as Australia reboots its economy on the other side of this crisis, there is remarkable potential for that economic recovery to occur through climate action.
Briefing paper

Emissions from onshore gas in Victoria

This research shows that the Victorian government’s key report used to approve onshore gas mining appears to have underestimated the greenhouse gas emissions from new sites by up to 88%.
Commentary

Scott Morrison’s gas transition plan is a dangerous road to nowhere

The benefits of gas-fired power are badly overstated, and will take Australia further in the wrong direction on climate change, writes Tim Baxter.
Policy report

Runaway train: the impact of WA’s LNG industry on meeting our Paris targets and national efforts to tackle climate change

This report presents the first thorough investigation of direct carbon emissions from Western Australia’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) industry, revealing alarming growth in pollution that is placing Australia’s Paris Agreement targets in jeopardy.
Commentary

Australia has plenty of gas, but our bills are ridiculous. The market is broken

If Australia is the biggest gas exporter in the world, why are we shipping it back in? Because the gas market is dysfunctional - and it means consumers are suffering.
Report

Australia’s carbon majors report

The emissions produced from the fossil fuels extracted by Australia’s major gas, coal and oil producing companies, or ‘carbon majors’, are now larger than all of Australia’s domestic emissions. The discussion presented in this report outlines a way of thinking about the moral responsibility of...
Report

Oil and gas industry engagement on climate change

This report explores how oil and gas companies are taking action to address climate change, how these actions fit with the overall needs of the energy transition, and whether there is more companies can do to contribute to the solution set of this problem.