Countries’ long-term climate strategies fail to define residual emissions

Buck, H.J. and Carton, W. and Lund, J.F. and Markusson, N. (2023) Countries’ long-term climate strategies fail to define residual emissions. Nature Climate Change, 13 (4). pp. 317-319. ISSN 1758-678X

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Abstract

Achieving net zero means balancing remaining emissions with carbon removal, and understanding the nature and scope of residual emissions is key to planning decarbonized energy and industrial systems. However, our analysis of long-term climate strategies shows that many governments lack clear projections for residual emissions at net zero.

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Journal Article
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Nature Climate Change
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191758
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21 Apr 2023 12:00
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