Why Renewable Energy Is a Key Solution to Climate Change

10 December 2018 | Articles

The global energy landscape is witnessing a rapid and wide-ranging change driven by an unprecedented growth of renewables due to falling costs and advances in technology. In this interactive story, see why a global energy system powered by renewable sources is key for climate action.


  • Renewables and energy efficiency can provide 90 percent of required energy CO2 reductions
  • Low-carbon solutions combined with smart ICT solutions can reduce transport emissions
  • Accelerated renewables deployment can reduce harmful air pollution
  • Current NDCs leave renewable potential untapped
  • Renewables and energy efficiency are critical
  • Renewables are vital to ending energy poverty