World Energy Transitions Outlook: 1.5 ° C Pathway

Mar 23, 2021 10:09 AM ET
  • The Globe Energy Transitions Outlook sneak peek outlines a pathway for the world to accomplish the Paris Contract goals and also halt the rate of climate change by changing the international energy landscape. This preview offers options to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 ° C and also bring CO2 emissions more detailed to net absolutely no by mid-century, providing top-level insights on innovation choices, financial investment demands and the socio-economic contexts of achieving a sustainable, durable as well as comprehensive energy future.

Meeting CO2 decrease targets by 2050 will certainly call for a combination of: modern technology and also development to progress the energy change as well as boost carbon management; helpful and also positive policies; connected job development as well as socio-economic renovations; as well as worldwide co-operation to guarantee energy schedule and gain access to.

Amongst crucial findings:

  • Proven innovations for a net-zero energy system already greatly exist today. Renewable power, green hydrogen and modern-day bioenergy will dominate the globe of energy of the future.
  • A mix of technologies is required to maintain us on a 1.5 ° C climate pathway. These include progressively efficient energy manufacturing to make certain financial development; decarbonised power systems that are controlled by renewables; enhanced use electricity in buildings, market and also transportation to sustain decarbonisation; increased production as well as use environment-friendly hydrogen, synthetic fuels as well as feedstocks; and also targeted use of sustainably sourced biomass.
  • In anticipation of the coming energy change, economic markets and capitalists are already directing funding away from nonrenewable fuel sources and also in the direction of other energy technologies including renewables.
  • Energy change financial investment will certainly need to increase by 30% over intended financial investment to a total amount of USD 131 trillion in between now and also 2050, representing USD 4.4 trillion usually annually.
  • National social and also financial policies will certainly play essential duties in supplying the energy shift at the rate needed to restrict international warming to 1.5 ° C.

This sneak peek recognizes opportunities to sustain educated policy and decision making to develop a new worldwide energy system. Following this preview and also straightened with the UN High-Level Discussion procedure, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will release the complete report which will certainly give an extensive vision and also going along with policy procedures for the change.


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