Personal carbon allowances revisited

  title={Personal carbon allowances revisited},
  author={Francesco Fuso Nerini and Tina Fawcett and Yael Parag and Paul Ekins},
  journal={Nature Sustainability},
  pages={1025 - 1031}
Here we discuss how personal carbon allowances (PCAs) could play a role in achieving ambitious climate mitigation targets. We argue that recent advances in AI for sustainable development, together with the need for a low-carbon recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, open a new window of opportunity for PCAs. Furthermore, we present design principles based on the Sustainable Development Goals for the future adoption of PCAs. We conclude that PCAs could be trialled in selected climate-conscious… 

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