The Energy Transitions Commission’s work has sought to identify critical actions for the 2020s in order to achieve net-zero by mid-century. Electrifying, and therefore decarbonising, the global economy is the key to achieve the necessary emissions reductions to deliver a more than 50% chance of limiting global warming to 1.5°C.
The critical actions for this, and the next, decade are set out across our Energy Programmes work. However, the sum of these actions still falls short of what is required. Alongside them, ETC analysis has analysed the role of finance and the necessary scale-up of carbon dioxide removals.