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Phase out fossil fuels in power by 2100: IPCC

Source: Economic Times, Date: November , 2014

The world will have to completely phase out fossil fuels in electricity generation by the end of this century and reduce their use to 20% by 2050 if disastrous consequences of climate change are to be avoided, the UN-backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said in its synthesis report released in Copenhagen on Sunday. It said if all nations failed to bring emissions of greenhouse gases to nearly zero by year 2100, climate change would leave " "severe, widespread and irreversible impacts".

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