Boost in solar energy and electric vehicle sales gives hope for climate goals, report says

The report found that solar power capacity increased nearly 50% in the last two years and electric car sales increased by 240%.

The window to limit human-caused warming to a globally agreed goal is narrowing but still open because of the huge growth of solar energy and electric vehicles sales worldwide, a report said Tuesday.

For the last two years, the rate of the build up of solar energy and electric vehicle sales were in line with achieving emissions reductions targets that will help cap warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels, the Paris-based International Energy Agency said.

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Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune

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