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Feasible climate mitigation

Efforts to achieve emissions targets often fall short. Science can help meet the targets by assessing the feasibility of initiatives proposed to reach them, focusing on issues of adoption and implementation and the behavioural plasticity of intended responders.

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Fig. 1: Steps from proposed initiatives to actual mitigation.


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K.S.N. gratefully acknowledges financial support from the Carlsberg Foundation (grant no. CF20-0285). T.D was supported by Michigan AgBio Research.

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Stern, P.C., Dietz, T., Nielsen, K.S. et al. Feasible climate mitigation. Nat. Clim. Chang. 13, 6–8 (2023).

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