Shift from coal to gas-fired power threatens global climate policy goals, report says

Published 09:25 on October 4, 2022  /  Last updated at 09:25 on October 4, 2022  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, Other APAC, South Korea, US  /  No Comments

Efforts to decarbonise the power sector by shifting away from coal-fired generation are at risk due to an apparent pivot towards gas, with nearly 90 GW of gas plant capacity in the global development pipeline being coal-to-gas conversions or replacements, according to a report released on Tuesday.

Efforts to decarbonise the power sector by shifting away from coal-fired generation are at risk due to an apparent pivot towards gas, with nearly 90 GW of gas plant capacity in the global development pipeline being coal-to-gas conversions or replacements, according to a report released on Tuesday.

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