Sustainable Development

These 5 global cities are leading the charge to a renewable future

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Among the steps being taken to achieve a renewable future are energy-efficient buildings and cycling/walking schemes. Image: Unsplash/Sava Bobov

Charlotte Edmond
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One billion people live in a city with a renewable energy target and/ or policy.
Renewable city targets. Image: Renewables in Cities 2021 Global Status Report, REN21
834 cities worldwide have renewable energy targets.
Cities around the world have set renewable targets. Image: Renewables in Cities 2021 Global Status Report, REN21
Number of renewable energy targets by target year.
The plan moving forward. Image: Renewables in Cities 2021 Global Status Report, REN21
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