A Hazardous Sabal Trail to LNG Export

Here are the slides for the talk I gave at the Alabama Sierra Club Retreat 1 November 2014.

The outline, with links to supporting evidence:

Afterwards, somebody asked me if there was a study on LNG exports driving up domestic natural gas prices. Turns out there is, requested by LNG-export-authorizing Office of Fossil Energy from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. EIA’s summary of 29 October 2014:

Increased LNG exports lead to increased natural gas prices.

How much depends on which scenario actually happens, ranging from not quite doubling domestic prices to more than quadrupling.

How about we go straight to safer, cleaner, faster, cheaper solar power instead, which lowers energy bills?