Tapping into the huge potential for electricity efficiency improvements could help China enable coal phase out as the economy grows.
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.
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.
Analysis of energy scenarios for the US, EU, and UK show that securing clean electricity in the mid 2030s is crucial for net-zero by 2050.
Last year’s rise in aluminium production reflects the complexities of China’s recovery from the pandemic.