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Climate science: Unburnable fossil-fuel reserves

Nature volume 517, pages 150152 (08 January 2015) | Download Citation

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How much more of Earth's fossil fuels can we extract and burn in the short- to medium-term future and still avoid severe global warming? A model provides the answer, and shows where these 'unburnable' reserves are. See Letter p.187

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  1. Michael Jakob and Jérôme Hilaire are at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, 14412 Potsdam, Germany.

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  2. M.J. is also at the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change, 10829 Berlin, Germany.

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