The Economics of 350 : The Benefits and Costs of Climate Stabilization

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• Recent scientific evidence recommends lowering the target atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) from 450 parts per million (ppm) to 350 ppm to avoid the most dangerous risks of climate change. • To reach 350 ppm will require wholesale conversion of the world’s energy system to low-carbon or carbon free sources by the end of the century, and… (More)

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