ET.20.004 – Fossil fuel phase-down

Route: Energy transition

Cluster question: 019 How should we undertake the transition to an entirely sustainable energy supply?

Meeting the objectives of the Paris Agreement means leaving most fossil fuel reserves unexploited. How can we design a global, regional or national phase-down of fossil fuel production, and what are the consequences for emissions and welfare?

Keywords

climate change, climate policy, fossil fuels, supply side

Submitter

Organisation Wageningen University (WUR)
Name Dr. E. (Edwin) van der Werf
E-mail nwa-orc2020@nwo.nl