COP26: Investors target clean energy tech to accelerate net zero

Investment COP in Glasgow

Pedro Gonçalves
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The world needs new clean energy technologies in order to reach net zero emissions
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The world needs new clean energy technologies in order to reach net zero emissions

Finance is key to decarbonising as the world strives to meet the net-zero emission targets that countries committed to in the Paris Agreement, according to the asset management industry.

The energy sector as a whole accounts for about three quarters of all the greenhouse gases emitted by human activity. To tackle that, clean energy needs to be at the core source of global energy. Speaking at Investment COP as part of COP26 in Glasgow, Rachel Pallet, business development director at Spirax-Sarco Engineering, said: "Energy efficiency is the first fuel of a global ,sustainable, energy system. IW's Kathleen Gallagher: Reflections from a week at COP26 "The demand for renewable energy is only going to increase as we all implement our net zero plans." At a panel called...

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