Farewell to Fossil Fuels?

  title={Farewell to Fossil Fuels?},
  author={Martin I. Hoffert},
  pages={1292 - 1294}
  • M. Hoffert
  • Published 2010
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
Barring new CO2 sources could curb climate change, but won't solve energy problems. One concrete goal adopted by some policy-makers is to reduce the risks associated with climate change by preventing the mean global temperature from rising by more than 2°C above preindustrial levels (1). Climate models indicate that achieving this goal will require limiting atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations to less than 450 parts per million (ppm), a level that implies substantial reductions in… Expand

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