Energy security and climate change: Friends with asymmetric benefits

Combatting climate change is often considered to bring about security of energy supply by reducing reliance on imports. By modelling the impact of pursuing energy security policies, a study now finds that the inverse situation is less advantageous for the global climate.

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Figure 1: GHG emissions and energy security under different scenarios.

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Chaturvedi, V. Energy security and climate change: Friends with asymmetric benefits. Nat Energy 1, 16075 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nenergy.2016.75

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