Energy Transition

These regions produce a lot of carbon emissions - here’s what they plan to do about it

Big CO2 emitters like China and the European Union are also investing heavily in renewable energy like solar and wind power. Image: Unsplash/Anders J

Stefan Ellerbeck

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Around a third of global electricity production comes from low-carbon or renewable energy sources.
Around a third of global electricity production comes from low-carbon or renewable energy sources. Image: Our World in Data

Renewable energy provides almost 27% of total available generating capacity in the US.
Renewable energy provides almost 27% of total available generating capacity in the US. Image: FERC

China is leading the world in renewable energy capacity.
China is leading the world in renewable energy capacity. Image: IEA

Europe is ramping up its renewable energy capacity by building solar parks such as this one in Spain.
Europe is ramping up its renewable energy capacity by building solar parks such as this one in Spain. Image: Solaria

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