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Energy Watch Group Newsletter – December 2018

100% Renewables in Europe | COP24 – Another Failed Attempt? | Germany Falls Back on Climate Action

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Transition to 100% renewables is technically feasibly and economical viable, all we need is a strong political will. At COP24, Energy Watch Group and LUT University have presented a new study, showing a pathway to 100% renewables in Europe across power, heating and transport sectors. COP24 has agreed on a Paris “ruleback”, but failed to deliver on a needed climate ambition. Also in Germany, the times of climate ambition are long gone. On a positive side, the 1000th institution has committed to divest from fossil fuelsPortugal and Puerto Rico presented plans to become net-zero by 2050, as did the worlds biggest shipping company Maersk. Find out more in our new December Newsletter.