On ‘Unburnable Carbon’ and the Specter of a ‘Carbon Bubble’

New York Times: A new buzz phrase in the push to limit greenhouse gas emissions is "unburnable carbon" - an effort to define and then wall off the portion of the world`s still-vast reserves of coal, oil or natural gas that might, if combusted, cause unacceptably costly or dangerous climate change. The effort builds, to a large extent, on studies aiming to create a "carbon budget" for the world`s nations - divvying up the amount of emissions (and thus fuels) below that threshold. The most notable paper, published......

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