Fossil fuel, low CO2 too?

Can the world continue using fossil fuels and achieve lower carbon dioxide emissions as well? A report from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries contends it can.Fossil fuels are projected to remain the main source of supply of primary energy until at least the middle of the century. The current contribution of new renewables-wind, solar, geothermal, modern biomass, and small hydro-is limited to about 2% of global power generation, according to a report by the OPEC secretariat entitled Oil Outlook to 2025.However, more than half of total emissions, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), are attributable to power stations and energy-related and indus...

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