Institutional Decarbonisation Scenarios Evaluated

Institutional decarbonisation scenarios evaluated against the Paris Agreement 1.5°C goal.
'This study analyses six institutional decarbonisation scenarios published between 2020 and mid-2021, including four from the oil companies BP, Royal Dutch Shell and Equinor (two from BP), and two developed by the International Energy Agency IEA. It finds that most of the scenarios would be classified as inconsistent with the Paris Agreement as they fail to limit warming to ‘well below 2°C’, let alone 1.5°C, and would exceed the 1.5°C warming limit by a significant margin.'
(Nature Communications journal) >

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-31734-1

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  • David Berghouse
    published this page in Climate News 2022-08-29 11:39:48 +1000