Carbon Budget 1 (IMAGE) Stanford University Caption A liquified natural gas tanker at dock. Because of greater supply and cheaper prices, natural gas usage has surged, accounting for 60 percent of fossil emissions growth in recent years. Credit Ken Hodge / Flickr CC BY 2.0 Usage Restrictions Credit Ken Hodge / Flickr CC BY 2.0 License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.