Many countries are still counting on coal as future energy source because of its allegedly low costs. A new MCC policy brief shows what is necessary to phase out coal rapidly – and in a socially acceptable way.
On our new Blog, MCC researchers communicate crucial information about their lastest scientific findings in an easy-to-digest way. Topics include, for example, coal, carbon pricing, negative emissions, and development.
If countries would abolish fossil-fuel subsidies, amounting to around 550 billion US dollars globally, many of them could finance the expansion of basic infrastructure. A new interactive MCC map shows what can be achieved with this money.
The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) has ranked the MCC among the top ten think tanks worldwide for the fourth consecutive year. In Europe, the institute has been ranked number one.