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Natural Gas

Natural gas is used widely across the economy; it releases about half the carbon dioxide emissions of coal when burned, though its production and consumption releases methane (a powerful greenhouse gas). Research and analysis at RFF focuses on the development of natural gas resources in the United States and abroad, as well as its impacts and their mitigation through regulations.

Community Impacts of Oil and Gas Development

Read RFF's research on the local impacts of oil and gas.

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What Research Says on Key Fracking Issues

Watch our webinar on the key issues debated over fracking.

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