Pursuing energy independence will hardly mitigate climate change

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160607080655.htm

Although cutting carbon dioxide emissions can lead to energy security benefits, such as reducing energy imports, pursuing energy independence will not equivalently reduce emissions, reports a new paper. An international research team concludes that emissions reductions targets are unlikely to be achieved by solely pursuing policies that make nations more energy-independent.

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