Can low carbon societies deliver on energy policy goals including security and affordability?

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Transitions to low carbon societies will have far reaching implications for national and international energy policies. Whilst climate change mitigation remains an important driver of these policies, other policy objectives, such as energy security and affordability, are also high on the agenda in many countries. Understanding the potential and trade-offs that could result from specific policies, strategies and technologies is therefore necessary, as is identifying opportunities to maximise synergies and co-benefits.



J. Watson