‘Renewables essential to decarbonisation – but other clean tech will also be needed’

First Light Fusion suggests nuclear fusion is the perfect technology to fill the projected gap between supply and demand in the future

Wind and solar ‘could make up half of global grid by 2050’

Bloomberg New Energy Finance suggests the falling costs of wind, solar and battery technologies will help keep global temperatures from rising more than 2°C by 2030

New Jersey plots path to 100% renewable energy by 2050

The US state has announced it aims to deploy 3.5GW of offshore wind and 2GW of storage capacity by 2030

Climate change could prove an ‘existential threat’ by 2050

A new report warns policymakers must act on existing scientific evidence to divert a climate catastrophe

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Scotland commits to going net-zero by 2045

Within hours of the Committee on Climate Change suggesting it was possible, Scottish Ministers pledged to follow their advice and set a legally-binding target

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Could Illinois lead US clean energy revolution?

A new energy bill has been tabled that would bring the state to 100% clean energy by 2050

Japan to make all new passenger cars electric by 2050

It will also set up a new entity to help car manufacturers source cobalt for batteries

Denmark ‘on track to be fossil fuel free by 2050’

Denmark is on track to meet its ambitious goal of becoming a low carbon economy, independent of fossil fuels, by 2050. That’s according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which suggests the nation is also powering towards its 2030 target to generate at least half of the country’s total energy consumption through renewables. The IEA […]

Ministers ‘should be sued’ over emissions goals

Ministers should be taken to court if they don’t tighten the UK’s climate change targets. That’s according to Sir David King, the government’s former chief scientist, says the BBC. According to reports, he is now supporting a legal case hoping to force the government to shrink carbon emissions to zero by 2050. He claims the […]

South Korea ‘could go 100% green by 2050’

South Korea could go 100% renewable by 2050 if it stays committed to its green targets. That’s according to the WWF, who says transitioning to a clean energy system would offer a major opportunity for new jobs and economic growth, as well as significant environmental benefits. Renewable energy currently accounts for just 2% of the country’s […]