UK North Sea oil rigs release as much CO2 as coal-fired power station – study

The UK’s North Sea oil rigs release as much carbon dioxide as a coal-fired power plant every year by deliberately burning unwanted gas into the atmosphere as giant flares, according to research. A report has revealed that almost 20m tonnes of CO2 was released into the atmosphere in the five years to the end of …

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