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Study finds viable pathways to “net-zero” U.S. emissions by 2050

Study finds viable pathways to “net-zero” U.S. emissions by 2050

A major study published by Princeton University has found realistic ways in which the United States can reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, according to Axios’ Ben Geman.

The C3 Take
  • The study calls for meaningful investment in a variety of sectors including agriculture, energy innovation, mitigation, and biodiversity.
  • The study reinforces what we already knew—there is no silver bullet to reducing our emissions.
  • One investment that the United States can make is in ourselves, through doubling down on energy innovation.

“The 2050 target is achievable and affordable with ‘proactive policy and action,’ said Princeton University assistant professor Jesse Jenkins, a co-author of the study.”

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