Outcompeted: Are renewables riding to the rescue just in time?

Tom Chivers
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Outcompeted: Are renewables riding to the rescue just in time?

Tom Chivers reflects on how a revolution in the energy industry means the profit motive might yet help avert catastrophic climate change

We are living through a green energy revolution. The cost of renewable energy is falling, year on year, at a remarkable rate. Every year, the asset management firm Lazard releases its "levelised cost of...

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