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Bridging the greenhouse-gas emissions gap

Nature Climate Change volume 2, pages 471474 (2012) | Download Citation

Twenty-one coherent major initiatives could together stimulate sufficient reductions by 2020 to bridge the global greenhouse-gas emissions gap.

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    • Kornelis Blok
    •  & Niklas Höhne

    Kornelis Blok and Niklas Höhne are authors of the assessment reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and of the United Nations Environment Programme report Bridging the Emissions Gap


  1. Utrecht University, Budapestlaan 6, 3584 CD Utrecht, The Netherlands

    • Kornelis Blok
  2. Ecofys, Kanaalweg 15-G, 3526 KL Utrecht, The Netherlands

    • Kornelis Blok
    •  & Kees van der Leun
  3. Ecofys, Am Wassermann 36, 50829 Köln, Germany.

    • Niklas Höhne
    •  & Nicholas Harrison


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The authors declare no competing financial interests. However, in the interests of transparency, they would like to state that although they are associated with Ecofys, a consulting company for energy and climate, neither they personally nor Ecofys as a company stand to receive any direct funding, employment or personal financial benefit from the publication of this Commentary, and have no financial interests in any organizations that may stand to financially gain or lose as a result of it.

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