That’s the warning offered in a new report from think tank Green Alliance, which claims sectors like transport, buildings and industry are “way behind” on implementing effective carbon-reduction strategies
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The Economist Intelligence Unit suggests despite 2020 being forecast to be a strong year for renewable energy, this growth will not be fast enough to meet pledges for 2030 made under the Paris Agreement on climate change
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Conversely, Sweden, Spain and Portugal were found to be lagging behind the rest of the region
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Capgemini has published new data revealing that as global energy demand continued to rise through 2018, so did greenhouse gas emissions
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This rise, from 24.6TWh to 27.1TWh over the course of a year, was driven by an increase in clean capacity
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However, National Grid ESO notes solar growth is making it more difficult to balance the UK grid when demand is low in sunny periods
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