DDPP Shows the Feasibility of Deep Decarbonisation

Study lends scientific support to calls for more ambitious climate action.

PARIS  With an important United Nations climate change meeting approaching later this year in Paris, a new study from an international research consortium argues that deeply reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is technically and economically feasible in the world’s largest economies and major developing countries. The report from the Deep Decarbonisation Pathways Project (DDPP), a collaboration among research teams from 16 of the highest emitting countries, lends scientific support to calls for more action to prevent dangerous climate change in the run-up to the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP-21) of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change this December.

The study includes reports on each of the countries represented by DDPP research teams – Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States – describing country-specific strategies for transitioning to a low carbon economy.

The project is co-funded by the European Climate Foundation.

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Please download the executive summary here.