A roadmap for net zero emissions by 2050
Published on the 24 May 2021
A new report by the International Energy Agency details the trajectory to follow for net zero emissions by 2050.
The renewable energy production capacity is predicted to increase by a factor of 4 by 2030. Electric car sales should be 20 times as large as now by 2030. And the energy intensity per unit of GDP should decrease by 30% by 2030, as shown on the attached graph.
The United Nations is coordinating efforts through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the relevant UN climate science reports can be accessed here.