Western Australia's Gas Gamble - Implications of natural gas extraction in WA
This report looks at the implications of exploiting Canning Basin and other unconventional gas resources for achieving climate targets. These resources are vast and the analysis shows that the domestic carbon pollution from the full exploitation of all of Western Australia’s gas resources would be 4.4 times higher that what Australia’s entire energy system can emit to comply with the Paris Agreement.
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Selected media coverage
How the Gorgon gas plant could wipe out a year’s worth of Australia’s solar emissions savings, ABC News Australia, 21 June 2018
‘Problem in waiting’: why natural gas will wipe out Australia’s emissions gains, The Guardian, 12 November 2018