World must triple clean energy investment by 2030 to curb climate change -IEA

Investment in renewable energy needs to triple to effectively fight climate change and control global energy markets, say the International Energy Agency. Image: REUTERS/Prapan Chankaew

Noah Browning

Writer, Reuters


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Consistent investment in renewable energy is needed to increase its share in the global energy mix. Image: IEA

According to the STEPS scenario, temperatures will jump 2.6 degrees Celsius by 2100. Increased investment in renewable energy might help. Image: IEA
The IEA foresees a peak in oil demand in all its scenarios for the first time, making it an opportune time for investment in renewable energy Image: IEA

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