Guest post by David Middleton
From the “you don’t need a weatherman to tell which way the wind blows” files:
New IEA Report Delivers Failing Grades to Most Green Technologies
More innovation is needed in the global energy transformation.
by Eric Wesoff
June 13, 2017
Say you’re a member of the world community and a signee committed to the Paris Agreement’s long-term goals. You’d probably want to track your progress and assess your results.
You’d essentially be asking, “How well is the human race doing in its quest to transform its energy mix away from polluting sources?”
The answer is not so well, according to a new report from the IEA, Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2017, which looked at 26 technologies and their performance in meeting the 2°C Scenario (2DS) in 2025. (The 2DS is defined as “an energy system pathway and a CO2 emissions…
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