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Missed opportunities for tough action on the climate emergency mean emissions cuts must be much faster, UN warns.

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/world-heading-for-32c-temperature-rise/

The world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter could reach net-zero status by 2050 and deploy a terawatt-scale solar fleet without damaging economic growth in the process, a study has said.

Read more: https://www.pv-tech.org/news/study-solar-can-help-china-decarbonise-by-2050-with-minimal-gdp-tradeoff

Vietnam is rising as Southeast Asia’s new wind hero, with power capacity soon to dwarf that of all other Asean nations and the world’s biggest offshore wind farm to be built off its windy coast, but challenges remain.

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/gusty-growth-vietnams-remarkable-wind-energy-story/

Prior to launching a nationwide Feed-in tariff (FIT) program in 2019, Japan implemented various solar incentive schemes, including a Surplus PV generation Purchase program from residential solar photovoltaic (PV) owners.

Read more: https://www.renewableenergyworld.com/2019/11/19/end-of-the-residential-fit-in-japan-post-fit-recs-go-to-re100-companies/

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted global oil demand growth is expected to slow from 2025 as fuel efficiency improves and the use of electrified vehicles increases but is unlikely to peak in the next two decades.

Read more: http://econews.com.au/62884/iea-predicts-global-oil-demand-growth-to-slow-from-2025/

The only realistic solution to the climate crisis is to replace fossil-fuel-based energy with renewables quickly and cost-effectively enough to keep the engines of economic growth running. A global carbon market would do just that.

Read more: https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/carbon-markets-emissions-trading-scheme-kyoto-protocol-by-graciela-chichilnisky-and-peter-bal-2019-11