2050 Archive

batteries boom enables world to get HALF of electricity from wind and solar by 2050

Coal to shrink to just 11% of global electricity generation by mid-century, from 38% now, as comparative costs shift heavily in favor of wind, solar and batteries      London and New York, June 19, 2018 – Wind and solar are set to surge to almost “50 by 50” – 50% of world generation by

Leaders Unite to Fight Waste and Pollution amid Warnings of 18 tonnes of Natural Resources Extracted for Every Human on the Planet in 2050

40 businesses and government leaders commit to efforts that cut waste and pollution from our consumption economy, including the Chief Executive Officers of Alphabet, The Coca-Cola Company, Royal Philips, Unilever and the Governments of Indonesia, Nigeria, the People’s Republic of China and Rwanda Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy (PACE) tackling pressing environmental challenges, from

Agricultural Technologies Could Increase Global Crop Yields as Much as 67 Percent and Cut Food Prices Nearly in Half by 2050

New study identifies most promising agricultural tools for feeding the world’s poorest February 12, 2014, Washington D.C. –Increased demand for food due to population and income growth and the impacts of climate change on agriculture will ratchet up the pressure for increased and more sustainable agricultural production to feed the planet. A new report by