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Key takeaways: From Theory to Practice: Implementing EbA

This video highlights the main takeaways about Implementing EbA. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Towards COP21

This chapter discusses the path towards COP21 in Paris in December 2015. COP15 in Copenhagen was unsuccessful in reaching a new binding framework. Copenhagen set markers, such as the limit of 2…

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What is Fair?

This chapter discusses fairness, which intuitively is presented as equal sharing by countries in the carbon budget. However, this could be problematic, because if each country is required to have an…

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Key Technology Areas for RDD&D

This chapter discusses some of the key technological challenges that must be met to achieve deep decarbonization of the energy system. Many of these technologies already exist, for example those to…

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Why Countries Need Deep Decarbonization Pathways to 2050 (1)

This chapter looks at some of the results of the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP), discussing in detail the country-specific ways in which the transition to low-carbon economies are being…

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Carbon Capture and Sequestration

This chapter is about carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), or the capture of CO2 at large stationary points such as coal or gas fired power plants, oil refineries, cement plants, etc. This…

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The 3 Pillars of the Deep Decarbonization of Energy Systems

How can we achieve deep decarbonization while satisfying the conditions for continued economic growth and development and growing prosperity? CO2 energy related emissions are approximately 32 gigaton…

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What is the Global Carbon Budget for the 2-degree Limit?

The greenhouse gas concentration that is consistent with the 2 degree objective is between 430 and 480 part per million of CO2 equivalent. The global carbon budget will only be calculated for CO2; we…

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The Business as Usual Trajectory

This chapter discusses the objective of limiting the temperature increase to less than 2 degrees Celsius compared to the pre-industrial level. The ultimate objective of the UNFCCC is to stabilize…

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The History of Climate Change Science

Although some people say climate change science is a hoax, it dates back almost two centuries and the basics have become very well understood. Joseph Fourier, a French scientist, made a calculation…

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From Kyoto to Copenhagen

This chapter discusses the path from COP3 in Kyoto to COP15 in Copenhagen.The Kyoto Protocol, which resulted from COP3, had a period of force until 2012 and accomplished a little bit, but not enough…

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The Carbon Budget, Part I

This chapter explains the concept of the carbon budget, or the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions that can be emitted without raising the global temperature above 2 degrees Celsius. It details…

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Sub-Seafloor CO2 Storage

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a concept in which carbon dioxide that is produced from industries is captured and pumped deep beneath the seafloor. Klaus Wallman, a marine geologist, discusses…

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