Does a 32% reduction in electricity production by 2030 get us to a 2ºC/450ppm target by 2050? No one is asking this question.
The 2005 reference value for Electricity Production is 2416Mt. Therefore, a 32% reduction would mean a target of 1643Mt by 2030. (Mt) is the abbreviation for million metric tonnes (2416Mt = 2.416Gt).
The short answer is that 32% by 2030 is a start, but these actions alone and their simple extensions are not nearly good enough.
Read more on why Pete Baldwin thinks that, in order to achieve a 2ºC/450ppm 2050 goal, industry must address emissions from Natural Gas Combined Cycle (NGCC) power plants.