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How to decarbonize? Look to Sweden

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Bringing global warming to a halt requires that worldwide net emissions of carbon dioxide be brought to essentially zero, and the sooner this occurs, the less warming our descendants for the next thousand years and more will need to adapt to. The widespread fear that the actions needed to bring this about conflict with economic growth is a major impediment to efforts to protect the climate. However, much of this fear is pointless, and the magnitude of the task, while great, is no greater than...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1080/00963402.2016.1145908

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Atmos Ocean and Planet Physics
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Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Journal website
Volume:
72
Issue:
2
Pages:
105-111
Publication date:
2016-03-02
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EISSN:
1938-3282
ISSN:
0096-3402
URN:
uuid:274c499d-d4ed-436c-aa90-24634aeecbee
Source identifiers:
596815
Local pid:
pubs:596815
Paper number:
2

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