Wind turbine in front of the lignite-fired power plant in Jaenschwalde, Germany Photo: MICHAEL URBAN/AFP/Getty Images/NTB scanpix

Rise of renewables 'no silver bullet' in solving climate change: report

Clean-energy could make up 40% of world's power base by 2050 but global decarbonisation needs wind and solar build to outpace Chinese expansion

9 February 2020 21:47 GMT Updated  11 February 2020 8:03 GMT