Turning Points in Climate Change Fight

On yesterday’s Midori House from Monocle 24, guests discussed the outcome of the G7 summit, including the declaration to decarbonize the world economy by the end of the century.

Taken alone this might seem like a vague goal but the program’s guests cite other recent turning points:

  • The world is now adding more capacity for renewable power each year than coal, natural gas, and oil combined. source
  • Solar power prices continue to make advances on the price of fossil fuels. source
  • Germany generated over half its electricity demand from solar for the first time ever on 9 June, 2014. source
  • The US and China made a historic climate change pact last year. source