The Exchange
9:00 am
Tue September 17, 2013

The Forecast For Natural Gas

With its abundance and low price, natural gas has recently become New England’s preferred energy source, viewed by some as a cleaner fossil fuel. But growing demand has also raised concerns – about the reliability of supplies and possible price hikes. Also, there are long-term questions about becoming too dependent on natural gas.

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Guests:

  • Steve Clemmer- Director of Energy Research & Analysis for the Union for Concerned Scientists. He conducts research on the benefits of implementing renewable energy technologies and policies.
  • Sam Evans-Brown – Environment Reporter for NHPR
  • Greg Lander – Owner of Skipping Stone, a Professional Resources & Energy Consulting Firm. He has expertise in the natural gas industry.

Here's a link to the UCS report on overreliance on natural gas mentioned by Steve Clemmer during the show: http://www.ucsusa.org/assets/documents/clean_energy/climate-risks-natural-gas.pdf

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