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Latest News Wires How much will shift to green energy slow growth? Not much, says UN.

Radically shifting from fossil fuels to low-carbon energy will slow consumption by 0.06 percentage points per year in this century, according to a new draft report by the United Nations.

By Alister DoyleReuters / April 11, 2014

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A radical shift from fossil fuels to low-carbon energy would slow world economic growth by only a tiny fraction every year, a new draft U.N. report on tackling global warming said on Friday.