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NYU Study Says Tenfold Increase In Non-Fossil Energy Needed By 2050 To Limit Earth's CO2

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October 30, 1998
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NYU physicist Matin I. Hoffert and a team of researchers have concluded that Earth’s atmospheric CO2 content cannot be stabilized without a tenfold increase in carbon-emission-free power generation over the next 50 years. Hoffert’s team sought to quantify the changes necessary to stabilize atmospheric CO2 content at twice pre-industrial levels (an amount that, according to the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, could still have adverse effects on global climate and ecosystems).

Physicist Martin Hoffert Calls For Massive Energy R&D To Slow Global Warming While Protecting Economic Viability


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New York University. "NYU Study Says Tenfold Increase In Non-Fossil Energy Needed By 2050 To Limit Earth's CO2." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/10/981030082447.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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