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Report: Energy Efficiency is the Most Cost-Effective Climate Policy

3:26 AM MDT | March 25, 2008 | Kara Sissell

Nations struggling to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will find that improving energy efficiency in the industrial, transportation, and residential sectors are the most cost-effective climate change policies, according to a report by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI; Oslo). Improvements in energy efficiency would cut projected global energy consumption by at least half using “existing technologies that pay for themselves, thereby freeing up capital for investment or consumption elsewhere,” says MGI, part of McKinsey & Co. Investments...

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