Sunak claims North Sea gas ‘four times’ less polluting than imports
On the day he announced hundreds of new North Sea oil and gas licenses prime minister Rishi Sunak told reporters that producing natural gas in the UK is “better for the climate” than importing it from abroad. He said that’s because it’s “far better to have it here at home rather than shipping it here…
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