The Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm on the Burbo Flats in Liverpool Bay, England, is seen from a plane window. Renewables like wind and solar power can dramatically reduce – by as much as 50 per cent – the carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation by 2030. Photo: AFP
Morten Dyrholm
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The View by Morten Dyrholm

US-China trade war and climate of protectionism are holding back needed investment in renewable energy

  • Trade wars, tariffs and mutual suspicion are impacting global investments in the power sector, at a time when the world is racing to reduce carbon emissions to keep global warming to within 1.5 degrees Celsius

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The Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm on the Burbo Flats in Liverpool Bay, England, is seen from a plane window. Renewables like wind and solar power can dramatically reduce – by as much as 50 per cent – the carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation by 2030. Photo: AFP
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