Is Net Zero by 2050 Possible?

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John Deutch

Abstract

Achieving Net Zero 2050 does not assure complying with a global warming temperature ceiling.
The U.S. might achieve NZ(2050); the world almost certainly will not.
For the U.S. to achieve NZ(2050) requires a massive transition of the economy, which is extremely unlikely.

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https://doi.org/10.31223/osf.io/bvf5c

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Climate, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment, Environmental Sciences, Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Physical Sciences and Mathematics

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Published: 2020-06-10 14:48

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