‘If we do not change the entire energy system, we are deluding ourselves’

Growth in renewable power needs to be supported by action elsewhere otherwise it will fail to reach its full potential, a hard hitting new report says.

Inertia in areas such as transport and heating means overall, global hunger for energy keeps increasing and eats up progress.

So says REN21’s Renewables 2020 Global Status Report (GSR), released today.

It claims the journey towards climate disaster continues, “unless we make an immediate switch to efficient and renewable energy in all sectors in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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