America’s Clean Energy Frontier: The Pathway to a Safer Climate Future

America’s Clean Energy Frontier: The Pathway to a Safer Climate Future

In this comprehensive analysis, completed in partnership with E3, NRDC shows that the United States can help curb climate change and cut its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80 percent by 2050 with an ambitious, but realistic, increase in clean energy. This reduction can be achieved almost entirely with tools that we have at our fingertips today . NRDC’s 80 percent by 2050 approach relied on four key emission reduction strategies, though the first three strategies take us 90 percent of the way: We cut energy use by almost half through more ambitious investments in efficient and/or electric […]