News Digest Item
24 Mar 2017

“A roadmap for rapid decarbonisation”


A group of scientists including Hans Joachim Schellnhuber of  the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) are proposing a “carbon law” to halve anthropogenic CO₂ emissions every decade, aimed at achieving zero net emissions by mid-century. In an article in Science, the authors say this law would be applied to all levels in all sectors and countries and span innovation, institutions, infrastructure and investments. They are proposing concrete measures for countries and multilateral institutions in four phases until 2050.

Read the article in English here.

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