Dr Lorenzo Cremonese

Dr Lorenzo Cremonese holds a degree in geological sciences from D'Annunzio University in Chieti (Italy) and a PhD in geochemistry from University College London. He joined the group "Role and Potential of Unconventional Gas" at the IASS in January 2013. In his research on the economic and political aspects of unconventional gas development worldwide, Lorenzo focuses on environmental issues, in particular CO2 emissions and fugitive methane in fossil fuel exploitation.

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Fugitive Emissions in Shale Gas Production Negate Climate Benefits

It is often claimed that a higher ratio of natural gas to coal in our energy mix can mitigate current carbon dioxide emissions and serve as a ‘bridge’ to future renewable-based scenarios. This is because the carbon footprint of energy produced through the combustion of methane is about half that of energy produced from coal....
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