Enercon, Acciona urge climate action

Acciona's Carmen Becerril wants

Acciona's Carmen Becerril wants "a comprehensive, effective and ambitious global response"

Wind and solar have a pivotal role in fighting climate change, as the dramatic report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shows that urgent action is needed, renewables companies and associations stress.

“Renewable energies alone can supply the world with energy in a way that climate change – one of the biggest threats to mankind in this century – at least can be moderated somewhat,” Ruth Brand-Schock, head of governmental relations at Germany’s leading wind turbine manufacturer, Enercon, tells Recharge.

“Onshore wind energy offers large amounts of affordable electricity also for countries with a weaker infrastructure. But for that we need the political will of governments and an accompanying policy by the World Bank and other financial institutions to support a rapid transition towards Log in to read complete article.

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