Transforming Energy Systems

Factsheet 2/2011

German Advisory Council on Global Change
WBGU, Berlin, 2011

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In its flagship report ‘World in Transition – A Social Contract for Sustainability’ (2011), the German Advisory Council on ­Global Change (WBGU) shows that a global transformation of energy systems which gives all the world’s people access to modern energy services while limiting human-induced warming to 2°C is technically feasible and economically viable.

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