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Published November 2020. Click here for more details:
- EU-27 climate plans reveal that by 2030 renewables will deliver almost 60% of EU electricity demand.
- However, fossil fuels are still expected to generate 25% of EU electricity by 2030.
Published November 2020. Click here for more details
70% of methane leaks from Europe’s operational coal mines were from Poland.
- Two Polish companies – PGG and JSW – were responsible for 90% of these leaks
Published Feb 2021. Click here for more details:
- India’s coal-fired generation fell by 5% in 2020, declining further since its historical peak in 2018.
- There is now an opportunity to ensure it doesn’t bounce back as the country recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The IEA's net zero by 2050 roadmap makes clear that ambitious action in the short term is needed globally, including within China.
P4G members can take confidence from the IEA Net Zero report that 100% clean power is crucial for carbon neutrality.
Ukraine, Turkey and Western Balkan countries rank highly across pollutant types for coal power air pollution in Europe.
The IEA calls time on fossil fuels and demands a global switch to clean electricity by 2040. Wind and solar will power our way to a 1.5C world.