UN: The world has backed itself into a treacherous corner on climate change

UN: The world has backed itself into a treacherous corner on climate change

The UN’s climate science body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , reported last year that limiting warming this century to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the more ambitious target in the Paris agreement, would require immediate, drastic changes to the global economy.

1100 GW new solar by 2035 in Inslee’s climate plan

1100 GW new solar by 2035 in Inslee’s climate plan

In targeting 100% carbon-neutral electricity generation by 2030, and zero-carbon new vehicles and buildings from 2030 onward, Governor Inslee’s plan matches up with findings of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, describing how to limit global warming to 1.5°C.

The Solar Singularity: 2019 Update (Part 3)

The Solar Singularity: 2019 Update (Part 3)

The U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change projections generally use renewable energy projections from official bodies like the International Energy Agency, but the IEA is horrifically and habitually wrong on renewable energy growth in its annual major report, the World Energy Outlook, as this chart from energy analyst Auke Hoekstra demonstrates with respect to solar PV projections.

Green New Deal could break parts of the US power system

Green New Deal could break parts of the US power system

Drummer points to the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's recent warning that "unprecedented changes" are necessary to meet the more ambitious goal of holding global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Renewables switch could see Europe 'climate neutral' by 2050

Renewables switch could see Europe 'climate neutral' by 2050

The move comes after a report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned of the need to cut carbon emissions to zero by 2050 to limit global warming to 1.5C and avoid the worst impacts of climate change.

IPCC: Renewables to Supply 70%-85% of Electricity by 2050 to Avoid Worst Impacts of Climate Change

IPCC: Renewables to Supply 70%-85% of Electricity by 2050 to Avoid Worst Impacts of Climate Change

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C will require extreme changes, including markedly increasing the percentage of electricity from renewables by mid-century, according to a Sunday report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Renewables to provide 30% of world energy by 2023, IEA report claims

Renewables to provide 30% of world energy by 2023, IEA report claims

The IEA assessment comes as the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) new report warns of the need for unprecedented changes to power, heating, transport and industry to keep temperature rises to 1.5C.