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Savings from:

Electricity end-use efficiency Other end-use efficiency Passenger vehicle efficiency Other transport efficiency

Savings from:

Electricity end-use efficiency Other end-use efficiency Passenger vehicle efficiency Other transport efficiency

1996

2016

Year

2036

2056

▲ U.S. share of emissions reductions could, in this Natural Resources Defense Council scenario, be achieved by efficiency gains, renewable energy and clean coal.

1996

2016

Year

2036

2056

▲ U.S. share of emissions reductions could, in this Natural Resources Defense Council scenario, be achieved by efficiency gains, renewable energy and clean coal.

minerals, nuclear fusion, nuclear thermal hydrogen, and artificial photosynthesis. Conceivably, one or more of these technologies may arrive in time to help the first runner, although, as we have argued, the world should not count on it.

As we look back from 2056, if global emissions of CO2 are indeed no larger than today's, what will have been accomplished? The world will have confronted energy production and energy efficiency at the consumer level, in all economic sectors and in economies at all levels of development. Buildings and lights and refrigerators, cars and trucks and planes, will be transformed. Transformed, also, will be the ways we use them.

The world will have a fossil-fuel energy system about as large as today's but one that is infused with modern controls and advanced materials and that is almost unrecognizably cleaner. There will be integrated production of power, fuels

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