09 May '11, 11am

IPCC states #renewable #energy can power the world: #climate

Renewable energy could more than meet the world's expected growth in future energy demand, according to a landmark report published on Monday. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the body of the world's leading climate scientists convened by the United Nations, said that solar power holds out the greatest hope for generating low-carbon energy around the planet. The report marks the first time the IPCC has examined low-carbon energy in depth, and the first interim report since the body's comprehensive 2007 review of the science of climate change. FURTHER READING Industrialised nations miss UN climate funding deadline United Nations rallies private sector for forestry protection investment Although the authors are optimistic about the future of renewable energy, they note that many forms of the technology are still more expensive than fossil fuels, and find that t...

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