© 2003-2012 IEEE. Scientists are now more certain than ever that humans are responsible for climate change through the combustion of fossil fuels. A recent Global Energy Assessment report, compiled by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, indicates that, globally, domestic energy consumption accounts for about a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. A fundamental shift in energy consumption is needed, moving away from the use of fossil fuels to meet emission reduction targets.

Original publication

DOI

10.1109/MPE.2017.2759882

Type

Journal article

Journal

IEEE Power and Energy Magazine

Publication Date

01/01/2018

Volume

16

Pages

29 - 34