Policy Climate

A Road Map for U.S. Carbon Reductions

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Science  30 Jan 1998:
Vol. 279, Issue 5351, pp. 669-670
DOI: 10.1126/science.279.5351.669

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Upon ratification, the Kyoto climate treaty would require substantial reductions in U.S. carbon emissions by 2008-2012. This paper provides a technology and policy road map for achieving such reductions at low net cost to the nation. It is based on the results of a recent study by five national laboratories.