Updated Paper at SPPI Puts Lie to Carbon Taxes
Analysis of US and State-by-State Carbon Dioxide Emissions (for 2009)
and Potential “Savings” in Future Global Temperature and
Global Sea Level Rise from a Complete Cessation of All CO2 Emissions
Using assumptions based on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment Reports, if the U.S. as a whole stopped emitting all carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions immediately, the ultimate impact on projected global temperature rise would be a reduction, or a “savings,” of approximately 0.08°C by the year 2050 and 0.17°C by the year 2100—amounts that are, for all intents and purposes, negligible.
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