Texas' Global Warming Solutions: A Study for World Wildlife Fund

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This report outlined and evaluated a plan through which the United States could reduce its annual carbon-dioxide emissions by about 654 million metric tons of carbon (MtC) by 2010, 36 percent below businesses-usual projections for that year. This brings 2010 emissions to 14 percent below 1990 emissions, thereby exceeding the reductions required under the Kyoto Protocol of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The study also found that these reductions could be obtained with net economic savings, almost 900,000 net additional jobs, and significant decreases in pollutant emissions that damage the environment, and are harmful to human ... continued below

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Bernow, Stephen; Dougherty, William; Dunbar & Goldberg, Marshall February 2000.

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This report outlined and evaluated a plan through which the United States could reduce its annual carbon-dioxide emissions by about 654 million metric tons of carbon (MtC) by 2010, 36 percent below businesses-usual projections for that year. This brings 2010 emissions to 14 percent below 1990 emissions, thereby exceeding the reductions required under the Kyoto Protocol of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The study also found that these reductions could be obtained with net economic savings, almost 900,000 net additional jobs, and significant decreases in pollutant emissions that damage the environment, and are harmful to human health, especially of children and elderly.

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Bernow, Stephen; Dougherty, William; Dunbar & Goldberg, Marshall. Texas' Global Warming Solutions: A Study for World Wildlife Fund, text, February 2000; 11 Arlington Street Boston, MA 02116-3411, USA. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc226641/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .