The IEA’s World Energy Outlook sets out a path to 1.5C and makes clear the urgency of working towards clean power.
As coal prices in China cause problems for power companies, rapid scale-up of solar power is an attractive alternative.
It’s now cheaper to build new wind or solar for power generation in Turkey than running even the most efficient hard coal power plant that relies on coal imports.
Fuel poverty and the climate crisis are worsened by the UK’s reliance on fossil gas power. Now the British public and leading businesses want that to change.
New analysis by energy think tank Ember reveals that, for the first time, solar panels generated a tenth of EU-27 electricity during their peak months of June and July this year.