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Fossil Fuel Phase-out or Phase-down?

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Capturing the CoP28 headlines - the debate over whether a “fossil fuel phase out” is actually scientifically called for? A webinar involving Climate Elder Mary Robinson had COP President Al Jabar arguing that there is “no science” that links a fossil fuel phase out to maintaining 1.5 degrees. But, he later reinforced that he believes “the phase-down and the phase-out of fossil fuel is inevitable.”

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/dec/03/back-into-caves-cop28-president-dismisses-phase-out-of-fossil-fuels

The IPCC scenarios call for a full phase out of unabated coal, and a decrease in Oil by 60% and Gas by 45% by 2050.

Read about what's possible:

https://theconversation.com/cop28-president-is-wrong-science-clearly-shows-fossil-fuels-must-go-and-fast-219128



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