Atmospheric Integrated Research at University of California, Irvine

Davis paper cited in climate article

Thu, 06/28/2018

AirUCI faculty Steven Davis is quoted in an article in Inside Climate News which was prompted by his recent paper published in Science on June 27, 2018.  In addition to energy production and transportation as sources of CO2 emissions, other sources of climate pollution will prove particularly difficult.  The paper focused on three sectors—long-haul shipping and transportation, cement and steel production, and power generation facilities that are turned on only when needed—that won't be addressed by most current efforts to cut emissions.  "If we want to get to a net zero energy system this century, we really need to be scaling up alternatives now," said Steve.  Read the article