05 May '11, 11am

UN to forecast renewables boom through to 2050

The United Nations is set to forecast substantial increases in the deployment of renewable energy through to 2050 as clean technologies such as wind and solar power improve and costs fall. The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is next week expected to publish a set of 164 scenarios, most of which show a 100 exajoule rise in renewable energy capacity by the middle of the century. FURTHER READING Durban climate deal impossible, say US and EU envoys Nautricity inks agreement for major UK tidal energy project The scenarios form part of a major report into renewable energy sources and climate change mitigation, due to be published on Monday, a draft summary of which has been leaked to Reuters . According to the news agency, the briefing predicts that increases in renewable energy could reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 220 to 560 billion tonnes between 2010...

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