Five Questions for Jeffrey Sachs On Decarbonizing the Economy

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Thirty scientific institutions from 15 countries last week released a report for the United Nations outlining how
Jeffrey Sachs

the world’s major carbon dioxide-emitting nations can slash those emissions by mid-century. Called the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project, the initiative aims to provide leaders with a plan of action in advance of a UN summit in September and climate negotiations in Paris in late 2015. Yale Environment 360 asked Jeffrey Sachs, director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute and a key player in the decarbonization project, five questions about the initiative and the prospects for global action on the climate front.

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