Over 11 leading Israeli scientists have signed a letter to their nation’s energy minister, Yuval Steinitz, to go against the countries decision to construct a new network of natural gas power plants.
Nations will have to further cut their carbon emissions five times over to stop global warming of more than 1.5 degrees Celsius, a new report from the UN has stated.
The total use of coal fired electricity around the world is on track for a record fall in use this year. This is only the third time levels have dropped in 40 years.
The atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, broke records in 2018 and went on to reach new highs.
During 2019, almost half of the electricity consumed in Britain was produced by a zero-carbon method. This included wind, solar and nuclear power which generated 48.5% of all electricity, compared to 43% from fossil fuels.