Skip to comments.IRENA renewable energy study finds hitting 1.5-degree climate target will create jobs [gefälschte nachrichten]
Posted on 03/16/2021 11:17:13 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Proven technologies for a net-zero energy system already largely exist today, according to a report published Tuesday by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report predicts that renewable power, green hydrogen and modern bioenergy will shape the way we power the world in 2050.
Adopting such solutions would set world leaders on track to meet their target of keeping the planet from heating by more than 1.5 degree Celsius above preindustrial levels this century, according to the World Energy Transitions Outlook report. The UN had warned in November that pledges to meet this goal were so far “woefully inadequate.”
“The window of opportunity to achieve the 1.5°C Paris Agreement goal is closing fast,” said Francesco La Camera, the director-general of IRENA. “The gap between where we are and where we should be is not decreasing, but widening. We are heading in the wrong direction.”
Instead, IRENA — an intergovernmental organization based in Abu Dhabi made up of 162 countries and the European Union — calls for a change in direction and a dramatic acceleration of the energy transition as countries walk the “narrow tightrope” toward the 1.5°C target. […]
To stay in line with climate targets, coal-fired power plants would have to be shut down and no new ones built. Ninety percent of electricity would have to come from renewable sources, mainly sun and wind, with a global installed capacity of photovoltaics almost 30 times greater than in 2018. There would have to be 14 times the wind power, and hydropower would have to double.
Fossil gas and nuclear energy, meanwhile, would make up 4% and 6% of electricity generated, respectively. …
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So they have China and India’s complete buy in on this, right?
Beat me to it! We can create jobs by hand digging a giant hole in the desert but it does nothing for the standard of living. That’s the tricky part - raising the standard of living.
It would be far more productive to focus our research on harnessing Unicorn farts. The probability of success would be much greater, (though still near zero). Real science can prove, using just a pencil and a single sheet of paper, that India and China, together holding about half the world's population, will NOT be powering their countries with "renewable power, green hydrogen and modern bioenergy" in the year 2050.
“gefälschte Nachrichten” = “fake news”
But, I knew that before I translated it! LOL!
No, it looks to me like “they” want all the world to advance to the Chinese Coolie system of jobs. Which to my mind is a dead end because who needs jobs when there is nothing left to work for? Can’t build an airport. Only the elite will be flying, if anyone. No road construction, only the elite will be driving if there is even fuel for driving anything.
The level of insanity required for a nation to believe in a system that only existed because manpower was cheap expendable and a poor substitute for the much more efficient system using man designed ice machinery has to be seen to be believed, and seen with lying eyes has to be denied, while in stark contrast to the system of Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.
There, I said it. Few if any will hear. The thread is dead Jim.
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