09 May '11, 1pm

IPCC: Almost 80 per cent of global energy to come from renewables by 2050

The full scale of the growth potential enjoyed by the global renewable energy industry has been underlined today with the release of a major new UN-commissioned report, which predicts that renewable sources could provide up to 77 per cent of the world's energy by 2050. The final version of the long-awaited Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (PDF) from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was released earlier today at an event in Abu Dhabi. FURTHER READING Renewable energy can power the world, says landmark IPCC study Spelman calls for urgent action to deliver climate resilient infrastructure As anticipated , the report concludes that, with the right policies, it is technically and economically feasible for the renewable sector to become the dominant force in the global energy industry over the coming decades. "With cons...

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