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Mind the gap: How carbon dioxide removals must complement deep decarbonisation to keep 1.5°C alive

In its new report the energy transitions commission outlines the role of carbon dioxide removals in meeting global climate objectives.

The unexpected disruption: Distributed generation

The true potential of distributed energy generation is massive. This study shows how it will contribute to reshaping the global energy system.

Sustainability podcast series: Beyond the scope

Schneider Electric’s beyond the scope sustainability podcast series offers insightful views on decarbonization pathways and the solutions that lie ahead of us.

Accelerating global investment in building decarbonization

As buildings generate a large chunk of the world’s carbon emissions, how can we decarbonize the built environment? Read the framework that guides decision-makers to consider more outcomes.

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Making mission possible: Delivering a net-zero economy

A net-zero global economy is possible by 2050. Clean electrification will be vital.

Making clean electrification possible

We have 30 years to electrify the global economy - discover under what conditions this is possible.

Making the hydrogen economy possible: Accelerating clean hydrogen in an electrified economy

Learn how private-sector collaboration and policy support can ramp up clean hydrogen production

Mission possible: Reaching net-zero carbon emissions from harder-to-abate sectors

Learn how we can decarbonize harder-to-abate sectors by the middle of this century

The future of the United States climate policy is digital

Learn how the US can use digital solutions to promote economic opportunities while combating climate change.

Better energy, greater prosperity

We need to decarbonize while ensuring energy access for all. Clean electrification holds the key to achieve this. But how?

Bioresources within a net-zero emissions economy: Making a sustainable approach possible

Not all biomass is environmentally ‘good’ biomass - but we can address this

China 2050: A fully developed rich zero-carbon economy

Discover how China can become net-zero by 2050.

China zero-carbon electricity growth in the 2020s: A vital step towards carbon neutrality

What actions need to be undertaken by 2030 to facilitate China to decarbonize its power sector by 2050?

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1.5°C is more feasible than we think.

The mass balance approach

Explore how a mass balance method offers rules to ensure the recycled feedstock into new products.

Financing the circular economy: Capturing the opportunity

Discover how the financial services sector can help scale the circular economy and drive new and better growth.

Better than new: Designing new products for many lives

Find out how to remove constraints and create strong incentives for remanufactured products.

Cracking the energy efficiency case in buildings

Discover the way to decarbonize faster and to embrace modern solutions to crack modern issues.

Horses for courses: One size does not fit all

Find out more why embedding circular economy strategies into recovery plans is vital for all.

Electric vehicle smart charging in buildings

Smart building EV charging infrastructure provides huge benefits and is vital for decarbonizing transport.

Fit for 55 package

Explore 10 policy ideas to make the EU’s new 55% CO2 reduction target a reality.

Raise corporate biodiversity ambition & aim at no net loss

It is time for businesses to quantify their biodiversity footprints and set ambitious targets to protect nature

Urban transformation: Integrated energy solution

Time to leverage efficient, electric solutions and decarbonize our cities

Realizing the potential of customer-sited solar

On-site solar has the potential to revolutionize how buildings access energy.

Building heat decarbonization

Learn how we can accelerate the adoption of green electrified heating solutions and decarbonize buildings' heating.

The 2030 imperative

Can we get on course, by 2030, to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees and meet the Paris Agreement?

Accessing biodiversity footprint

We performed the first-ever biodiversity footprint assessment. Discover what we learnt.

A framework for the future of real estate

Discover how we can make affordable, sustainable and healthy buildings a reality today.

Time for climate impact disclosure

To achieve our climate targets, we need to better measure and disclose goods' climate impact.

Net zero carbon cities: An integrated approach

To keep global temperature increases to 1.5°C or below, systemic efficiency is needed.

Digital economy and climate impact

The year is 2030. The digital world causes data centers to grow and expand. But is it sustainable?