Global coal phase-out within reach

Energy Day in Glasgow. Fossil fuels still account for the largest share of the global energy mix and are responsible for more than 80 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions. This is set to change. EU Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson stressed at the global climate conference (COP26) that the current situation on the energy markets is also no reason to postpone the coal phase-out. “On the contrary, it shows the urgency to accelerate the deployment of clean energy solutions and drastically reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.”

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