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Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization: Postscript

ELR Article

With this Article, ELR News & Analysis concludes our year-long series of excerpts from Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States, forthcoming from ELI Press. We believe the urgency and importance of this topic,...

Deep Decarbonization and Nuclear Energy

ELR Article

The Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP) projects a doubling of U.S. demand for electricity by 2050, even accounting for increased energy efficiency and conservation. In two DDPP scenarios, this demand would be met by...

Deep Decarbonization of New Buildings

ELR Article

New buildings constructed today can be expected to remain in use well beyond 2050. As a result, thoughtful decisions now can have a significant impact on reducing the carbon footprint of buildings for decades to come. Buildings use...

The Role of Energy Efficiency in Deep Decarbonization

ELR Article

The Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project Report calls for major increases in building and equipment efficiency to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050. While the U.S. Department of Energy...