In the next decade renewables are set to double and coal power to halve – but seven countries will cause the EU to miss its emissions targets.
Analysis reveals that the EU countries set to receive most of the Just Transition Fund plan to stick with coal – or swap it for fossil gas.
Wind and solar reached a record-high market share of 10% of global electricity in the first half of 2020, finds Ember’s half-year analysis of the global electricity transition.
Fossil fuels squeezed on two fronts in 2020: by rising wind and solar generation and falling demand due to COVID-19, finds half-year analysis by Ember.
Businesses are clear that changes to the ETS benchmarks are needed – to facilitate low-carbon production methods, and eliminate perverse incentives to pollute.
New report finds UK is on track to phase-out coal by 2025 and can keep the lights on –
without building any new large gas plants