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The decoupling of fossil fuels from economic growthhas not been imaginable for most of the industrial era but is now underway. Thedata for this are presented for the world and for typical nations. Themechanisms behind this are outlined and suggest that climate change goals toend poverty and to achieve the phasing out of fossil fuels are achievable ifthe trends are mainstreamed.


Cities, Decoupling, Decarbonisation, Disruption, Forecasting

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Newman, P. 2017 Decoupling Economic Growth from Fossil Fuels. Modern Economy, 8, 791-805. doi: 10.4236-me.2017.86055.

Author: Peter Newman



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