‘Cheaper to save the climate’— ERG Professor Lara Kueppers Comments on Clean Energy Study

Following a recent UC Berkeley study showing how the United States can achieve 90% clean electricity by 2035, ERG Professor Lara Kueppers commented on the importance of reducing harmful emissions. This report, featured on The Daily Californian, found that by “prioritizing energy generated from wind, solar and battery storage, decarbonizing electricity at a rapid rate is possible.”

“Accelerating the decarbonization of our energy system is critical to avoiding the worst effects of a changing climate in the US, and globally,” Kueppers said in an email. “This will also pay huge environmental and human health dividends by reducing air and water pollution associated with coal and gas.”

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