Energy Systems (Chapter 6)

Clarkero, L., Wei, Y.-M., De La Vega Navarro, A., Garg, A., Hahmann, A.N., Khennas, S., Azevedo, I.M.L., Löschel, A., et al. (2022). Energy Systems (Chapter 6). In: IPCC 2022: Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change. Contribution of Working Group III to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Eds. Shukla, A.R., Skea, J., Slade, R., Al Khourdajie, A., van Diemen, R., McCollum, D., Pathak, M., Some, S., et al., pp. 613-746 Cambridge, UK and New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press. 10.1017/9781009157926.008.

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Warming cannot be limited to well below 2°C without rapid and deep reductions in energy system carbon dioxide (CO2) and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In scenarios limiting warming to 1.5°C (>50%) with no or limited overshoot (2°C (>67%) with action starting in 2020), net energy system CO2 emissions (interquartile range) fall by 87–97% (60–79%) in 2050. In 2030, in scenarios limiting warming to 1.5°C (>50%) with no or limited overshoot, net CO2 and GHG emissions fall by 35–51% and 38–52%
respectively. In scenarios limiting warming to 1.5°C (>50%) with no or limited overshoot (2°C (>67%)), net electricity sector CO2 emissions reach zero globally between 2045 and 2055 (2050 and 2080). (high confidence).

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: IPCC Sixth Assessment Report WG3
Research Programs: Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE)
Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) > Integrated Assessment and Climate Change (IACC)
Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) > Sustainable Service Systems (S3)
Depositing User: Michaela Rossini
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2023 08:19
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2023 09:49

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