Monday, November 23, 2015

Climate Change: IRENA Report Calls for More Renewable Energy to Combat Climate Change

Renewables Poised to Deliver Climate Solution (IRENA)

IRENA report presents actions to limit global temperature rise to below 2°C by accelerating transition to renewable energy

Emission reductions from renewables, coupled with energy efficiency improvements, must be at the heart of any effort to limit global temperature rise to two degrees Celsius, according to a report released today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

REthinking Energy 2015 – Renewable Energy and Climate, finds that achieving a 36 per cent share of renewable energy by 2030 would result in half of all emission reductions needed to maintain a two degree pathway. Energy efficiency measures could supply the rest.

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