California won't meet 2050 emissions goals, report says

Barring a sweeping policy change or the introduction of new technology, California will fall short of its goals to drastically curtail greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, according to a new report from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

3 scenarios chart
Several different scenarios predicted by the model.

The good news is that California remains on pace to cut emissions to their 1990 level by 2020, a goal set out in a 2005 executive order issued by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. But the subsequent goal of thinning greenhouse-gas trapping emissions to 80 percent below 1990 levels by 2050 currently appears to be out of reach.
via Capitol Alert: California won’t meet 2050 emissions goals, report says
E.U. For a more technical discussion, see this article.

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