Energy Transition

3 charts that show how trade can speed up climate action and the transition to clean energy

The World Trade Organization’s annual report says trade barriers are holding back the use of low-carbon technologies needed to tackle climate change. Image: Unsplash/publicpowerorg

Stefan Ellerbeck

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Chart showing the climate change readiness index.
Trade can help vulnerable economies with climate change adaptation strategies. Image: WTO

Chart showing the Solar PV module price in real USD per watt. Climate change
As exports of solar panels have increased, their price has fallen sharply. Image: WTO

Chart showing the Aid for Trade disbursements related to climate change.
Aid for Trade disbursements related to climate change amounted to $96 billion between 2013-2020. Image: WTO

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