Joseph Curtin and Deepali Khanna –
Although great strides have been made in funding large-scale renewable projects, investment trends remain misaligned with the world's future needs. Distributed renewable energy have great potential to fill the gap but face challenges.
Helena Wright and Anders Nordheim –
The world has to stop using coal if it is to avert dangerous heating. Asian banks have begun ditching the fossil fuel, but most lenders with coal policies in the region do currently not restrict corporate loans dished out to coal developers.
Werner Hoyer and Josep Borrell –
The climate crisis demands that the European Union turn its world-leading climate agenda into foreign policy. By deploying the financial, market, and diplomatic tools, Europe can lead the rest of the world towards a sustainable future.
In the five years since the world came together to conclude the Paris climate agreement, the disastrous effects of global warming have become increasingly evident. Having squandered past opportunities, we now must start making up for lost time.