Beyond electricity to solve climate change

ISE magazine's column about innovation

By Nabil Nasr

Climate change and its impacts remain a troubling concern following last September's meeting of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Beforehand, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation published a report stating that “renewable energy is not enough.” I was happy to see this point made so clearly. Transitioning to renewables is important and necessary, but as an isolated strategy, it is not enough to cut carbon emissions to sustainable levels.

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