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Urban infrastructure choices structure climate solutions

Felix Creutzig, Peter Agoston, Jan C. Minx, Josep G. Canadell, Robbie M. Andrew, Corinne Le Quéré, Glen P. Peters, Ayyoob Sharifi, Yoshiki Yamagata and Shobhakar Dhakal

Nature Climate Change Volume 6, 1054-1056, December 2016. Published online 24 December 2016.

Paper Abstract

Cities are becoming increasingly important in combatting climate change, but their overall role in global solution pathways remains unclear. Here we suggest structuring urban climate solutions along the use of existing and newly built infrastructures, providing estimates of the mitigation potential.


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