The Technology Path to Deep Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cuts by 2050: The Pivotal Role of Electricity

  title={The Technology Path to Deep Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cuts by 2050: The Pivotal Role of Electricity},
  author={James H. Williams and Andrew DeBenedictis and Rebecca Ghanadan and Amber Mahone and Jack Moore and W. Ross Morrow and Snuller Price and Margaret S. Torn},
  pages={53 - 59}
Electrifying Prospects Greenhouse gas emissions need to be reduced in order to decrease the risk of dangerous climate change, and a commonly advocated intermediate step to decarbonizing our energy production is to cut emissions by 80% by the year 2050. Williams et al. (p. 53, published online 24 November) analyze the infrastructure and technology requirements required to meet this goal in California and conclude that simply using the most technologically advanced types of energy supply now… 

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