An Energy Transition Road Map to Net Zero 2050
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An Energy Transition Road Map to Net Zero 2050

July 10, 2023

This Solutions Brief outlines a realistic pathway for the US to attain net-zero GHG emissions by 2050. It examines the impact of the climate incentives in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA); the possibility of new technologies to lower GHG emissions; and a smart regulation strategy in climate policy, including the need to encourage innovation in new technologies necessary to achieve US and global climate goals, and discourage regulations that would harm innovation and impose excessive costs on businesses involved in the energy transition and energy security, as well as to US fiscal policy.


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