TITLE

Dangerous assumptions

AUTHOR(S)
Pielke Jr., Roger; Wigley, Tom; Green, Christopher
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Nature;4/3/2008, Vol. 452 Issue 7187, p531
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of technological advances in stabilizing carbon-dioxide emissions. An emission-scenario building blocks has been used to analyze the scheme, as well as a frozen technology baseline adoption to reveal the full challenge of decarbonization. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group also relates the emission into the economic activity, energy intensity, population and carbon intensity. These technological changes will help in improving energy efficiency and replacing the carbon-emitting systems with lower net emissions.
ACCESSION #
31514400

 

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