Future of the Environment

Solar is now ‘cheapest electricity in history’, confirms IEA

Environmental policies and green investment schemes have largely reduced the cost of renewables worldwide. Image: REUTERS

Simon Evans

Policy Editor, Carbon Brief

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Can we keep global temperature rises below 2 degrees? Image: Carbon Brief
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How can we get to Net Zero emissions by 2050? Image: Carbon Brief
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Where fossil fuels are most heavily used. Image: Carbon Brief
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