Net zero ain’t happening and CCS won’t save us
Plus: Natural gas pricing itself out of the transition, Texas embraces gas-fired bitcoin mining, Russia’s bold helium play + MORE
First up: Natural gas, the cleanest-burning fossil fuel, is again becoming unaffordable in many end-user markets. Better get used to it: there’s no easy fix to the perennial problem of gas price spikes and supercycles.
And: Net zero won’t happen by 2050, carbon capture won’t decarbonise the fossil fuel industry, and hydrogen will play only a minor role i…