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Halving by 2030 gigatonnes reduced per year increased solar energy widespread wind energy other renewables

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-1.4 -0.7

ENERGY INDUSTRY BUILDINGS

LAND OTHER TRANSPORT

Policies to Zero by 2050

Global Carbon Tax • A progressive tax on fossil fuel producers and users dramatically reduces global emissions better recyling of raw materials

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less materials to make the same things (product materials efficiency) disassembling old products to make new ones (circular business models)

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waste reduction in production of steel, plastics and other industrial materials

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reduced use of refrigeration gases (CFCs and HFCs)

-1.6

low-carbon heating and cooling low-carbon construction retrofitting buildings with better insulation, energy-efficient lighting, etc.

automation of temperature and lighting electric vehicles increased use of public transport bikes, car-sharing, scooters more efficient shipping of goods with reduced air transport low-emission trucks halting deforestation, planting trees sustainable agriculture techniques

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-0.9

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plant-based diets

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reduced food waste other measures

EMISSIONS REMAINING

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24.3

Energy • % renewable electricity by law and subsidies • Early retirement of fossil-fuel power plants • Grid-scale electrical storage • Reduced individual consumption in richer countries

Industry • New efficiency standards • Switch from coal to biogas, biomass and other sustainable alternatives • Facilities designed to reduce waste

Buildings • Solar incentives • Electrification of heating, furnaces, stoves • Higher energy-efficiency standards

Transport • Fossil-fuel vehicles phased out • Taxes on inefficient vehicles and fuel • Higher fuel-economy standards

Land • Methane capture and use • Improved forest and livestock management • More reforestation

Justice and Equity • Climate finance flows to Global South • Redistribution of resources • New jobs and training for affected workers • International co-operation secures strong climate deal

EMISSIONS REMAINING

0.0

Created by Information is Beautiful // sources: ECOFYS, Exponential Climate Action Roadmap

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