'Almost no progress': World Economic Forum raises concern over low-carbon energy transition

clock
Coal power stations are stalling progress towards a greener energy system
Image:

Coal power stations are stalling progress towards a greener energy system

Influential body warns greening of the global energy transition has stagnated over last five years, as IEA report confirms coal use rose again last year

The world's energy systems have not become any greener in the last five years, a damning assessment from the World Economic Forum (WEF) concluded yesterday. The report came within hours of the latest...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Energy

Octopus Energy wind turbine at Cefn Bach, Caerphilly. Credit: Octopus

Reports: Government mulls wind farm incentive scheme, as nuclear plans advance

Business Secretary considers proposals that could see households offered £350 off their energy bills if they back new onshore wind farms in their area

James Murray
clock 04 July 2022 • 3 min read
Growing numbers of pension providers are setting net zero goals | Credit: Scottish Widows

Scottish Widows calls on asset managers to sign Stewardship Code and bolster green investment

Pensions giant calls on those managing its £190bn of savings to sign up to FRC responsible investing code by 2024

Michael Holder
clock 04 July 2022 • 2 min read
Study: UK businesses set to double EV fleets this year

Study: UK businesses set to double EV fleets this year

Poll from Centrica Business Solutions suggests UK businesses are set to deploy more than 163,000 electric vehicles this year

James Murray
clock 04 July 2022 • 3 min read