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World’s electricity supply close to ‘peak emissions’ due to growth of wind and solar

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the global power sector grew just 0.2% in the first six months of 2023, with rapidly rising wind and solar outpacing sluggish demand growth. Emissions from electricity generation would have fallen, but droughts forced countries to increase fossil fuel use to cover declines in hydropower. Keep reading via Carbon Brief.