Climate Change

Glasgow and Edinburgh race to become the UK’s first net-zero emissions city

An engineer from renewable energy company Ingenco monitors the ScottishPower windfarm at Hagshaw Hill near Douglas in Scotland December 13,2001. Plans for the construction of what is being described as theworld's biggest wind farm are being unveiled later today. The planswill see the construction of 250 huge turbines on the Hebridean islandof Lewis off the west coast of Scotland. REUTERS/Jeff J MitchellJJM

The Scottish cities plan to decarbonise the economy Image: REUTERS/Jeff J Mitchell

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Climate Change is affecting economies, industries and global issues
A hand holding a looking glass by a lake
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

Climate Change


What's the World Economic Forum doing about the transition to clean energy?

The bars represent Scotland's electricity consumption. The grey parts show its renewable energy generation. Image: Scottish Renewables
Have you read?
Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

Sign up for free

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Climate ChangeElectricitySustainable DevelopmentFuture of the Environment
World Economic Forum logo
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Why closing the price gap for green fuels is key to decarbonizing the maritime sector

Vincent Clerc and Takeshi Hashimoto

December 2, 2023

About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join Us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum