Renewables 2021 Global Status Report

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A political economist at Edge Hill University is among some of the world’s leading experts in renewable energy to feature in a new report highlighting the serious challenges that lie ahead for global clean energy targets. 

Christopher Dent, a Professor of International Business, has featured in the latest REN21 Renewables report, which shows that despite a historic decline of 4% in primary energy demand, polluting G20 countries barely met and still missed their renewable energy targets. 

Prof Dent provided his expert opinion in a special feature chapter on the important role that businesses have to play in renewable energy deployment. 

While business demand for renewable energy produced by electricity has made great progress, Prof Dent warned of the uphill challenges that lie ahead for decarbonising the thermal energy and transportation energy sectors. 

Read further the importance of this report: https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/news/2021/06/academic-features-in-world-leading-report-on-renewable-energy/

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