A new global commission focused on speeding up planning and approvals for the massive deployment of renewables and green hydrogen needed to address climate change and energy security was launched today, coinciding with Energy Day at the COP27 climate conference.
Around 10,800GW of installed renewables capacity will be needed by 2030 to keep 1.5°C within reach and achieving production of the 100 million tonnes of green hydrogen to replace fossil hydrogen and decarbonise both food production and heavy industry by 2030 will require 800GW of renewable energy alone.
The numbers will only be achieved through a new, innovative and efficient approach to planning and approvals which ensures both speed and buy-in from communities.
The Planning for Climate Commission includes a diverse range of global leaders, champions and experts with outstanding experience in climate and renewable energy policy making.
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