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Tech disruption could cut emissions rapidly – Rethink X

Report envisions a far faster decarbonisation process than more conventional scenarios

More than three-quarters of global greenhouse gas emissions can be mitigated by just eight key technologies that are either already at market or able to scale immediately, according to a report by thinktank RethinkX. The report presents three scenarios that the authors believe are achievable—the least ambitious of which sees global emissions fall 80pc from current levels by 2040, and the most ambitious of which sees global emissions reach close to net zero by 2040. These scenarios envisage a far fast decarbonisation process than more conventional scenarios issued by the IEA, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), or the World Energy Council. “Technologies with equ

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