Clean cooking remains the most underfunded health and environmental challenge in the world. The Clean Cooking Breakthrough will be a critical mechanism to scale ambition and action globally.
Wind and solar generated 10% of global electricity in 2021 – a world first
- For the first time, wind and solar generated more than 10% of electricity globally in 2021, according to latest data.
- Fifty countries have now crossed the 10% wind and solar landmark, with seven new countries added in 2021.
- But power from coal also rose 9% in 2021, to a new record high.
- The World Economic Forum says “decoupling” from fossil fuels is more important than ever.
For the first time, wind and solar generated more than 10% of electricity globally in 2021, according to the Global Electricity Review 2022.
Ember, the energy think tank that compiled the report, says this landmark is 9.3% ahead of 2020 and double the level of 2015, when the Paris Climate Agreement was signed.
Green hydrogen could sustainably industrialise Africa and boost GDP by 6 to 12% in six key countries – new report
A new report assesses the green hydrogen opportunity across the six countries in the Africa Green Hydrogen Alliance (AGHA), concluding that by 2030 AGHA can grab up to 17% of the green hydrogen deployment needed to align with 1.5C and create up to 4 million new jobs by 2050.
“The window on fossil fuel investment must be rapidly closed before it is unceremoniously slammed shut, with disastrous consequences”
Tzeporah Berman, Chair for the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty & Carroll Muffet, President and CEO for the Center for International Environmental Law, explain why significant momentum is building behind the call for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty.