Financing Renewable Energy For A Low Carbon Future
Apr 26, 2017
141 governments have now ratified the Paris Agreement which came into force in November 2016, with a global target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and keep global temperature rises below 2ºC.
But what are the recent growths in the renewable energy sector, current global policy trends and the investment opportunities for forward-thinking businesses?
A sneak peek at the facts…
2016 saw a 48% global decrease in the number of planned coal-power stations, and an additional 62% fall in global construction starts
$770 billion is still needed between now and 2030 to double the share of renewables in the global energy mix
IRENA predicts that through investment in renewables, global GDP can be boosted by $1.6 trillion by 2050, through economic growth and employment opportunities
This infographic is brought to you by Climate Action, which hosts the hosts the Sustainable Investment Forum being held during New Work Climate Week on September 19th 2017. The event is a must attend event for policy makers and the investment community that are looking to develop successful approaches to low carbon finance.
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