Category: Mitigation scenarios

The carbon bubble and investment risk – getting capital costs ‘right’ in Europe’s electricity sector transition

The mitigation of climate change and limiting global temperature rise to ‘well below 2°C’ are key priorities for EU and its member countries. Part of the transformation required to meet these goals will be...

Land of plenty? Assessing the land use impacts of renewable energy

Deploying several popular renewable energy technologies at scale would require significant amounts of land. This contrasts with most fossil fuels, which are ‘energy dense’ and require relatively small amounts of land for infrastructure such as...