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The decarbonization identity and pathways to net-zero

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The scale and impact of committed cumulative carbon emissions and stranded assets in the electricity generation sector on the decarbonisation of the economy
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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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Regent's Park College, University of Oxford
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INET Oxford
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Oxford University Centre for the Environment
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Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford
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INET Oxford
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Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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