Biden’s ‘murky’ stance on natural gas exports faces scrutiny from environmental groups

Joe Biden’s aggressive plans to address climate change are largely silent on how he would approach the issue of natural gas exports.

The Democratic presidential nominee has committed for the United States to use carbon-free electricity by 2035 and for there to be net-zero emissions across the entire economy by 2050, goals that would require phasing out domestic use of natural gas unless equipped with carbon-capture technology. He also proposes to ban new oil and gas development on federal land.

But Biden has been evasive on if he would promote natural gas use overseas, a key question since 85% of the world’s emissions come outside the U.S., and many developing
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