Economic and environmental choices in the stabilization of atmospheric CO2 concentrations

  title={Economic and environmental choices in the stabilization of atmospheric CO2 concentrations},
  author={T. Wigley and R. Richels and J. Edmonds},
  • T. Wigley, R. Richels, J. Edmonds
  • Published 1996
  • Environmental Science
  • Nature
  • THE ultimate goal of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change is to achieve "stabilization of greenhouse-gas concentrations at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system". With the concentration targets yet to be determined, Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change developed a set of illustrative pathways for stabilizing the atmospheric CO2 concentration at 350, 450, 550, 650 and 750 p.p.m.v. over the next few hundred… CONTINUE READING
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