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The decarbonization identity and pathways to net-zero

Alternative title:
The scale and impact of committed cumulative carbon emissions and stranded assets in the electricity generation sector on the decarbonisation of the economy
Abstract:

Success or failure of climate policies in limiting warming to beneath particular thresholds depends on several physical, economic and social uncertainties. Whilst scenario analysis can be informative as to the types of policies that are required to achieve these goals, the complexity of scenario analysis often masks the underlying fundamental choices. This dissertation introduces the concept of the ‘decarbonization identity’ to simply and systematically describe the mutually exclusive and ...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Regents Park College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Divisional Administration
Sub department:
Oxford Martin School
Role:
Contributor, Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Role:
Contributor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Smith School
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Contributor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Divisional Administration
Sub department:
Oxford Martin School
Role:
Contributor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Smith School
Role:
Contributor
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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