IPCC: Solar most technically feasible means of cutting power emissions



The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has said solar has the largest technical feasibility in mitigating harmful emissions from electricity production “by a large magnitude”.

The final draft of the IPCC’s fifth report, Working Group III ‘Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change’ was published in full on Tuesday.

The draft report stated that renewables “hold great promise”, but there are still concerns such as intermittency, (subsidised) finance and economic competitiveness, water use and land availability.


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