At #LeadersClimateSummit the US reaffirmed its target for a zero-carbon power sector by 2035

In this @EmberClimate briefing, I compare the 🇺🇸 target to official 🇬🇧 & 🇪🇺 energy scenarios

tldr: all are heading for v.low carbon power in the 2030s
Here’s a summary of how 🇬🇧🇪🇺🇺🇸 all get to zero-carbon power, according to:
-UK @theCCCuk sixth carbon budget analysis
-EU Commission impact assessment for the climate law
-US announcements (+ the 2035 report by UC Berkeley) 
Official energy scenarios show that #wind and #solar become the dominant source of electricity from 2030 in 🇪🇺🇬🇧 - and 🇺🇸 could achieve the same
Official energy scenarios for 🇬🇧🇪🇺🇺🇸 begin to spell the end fossil-fired electricity

⚫️major declines in coal in the next decade
🔵UK and US appear aligned in gas phase-out (without CCS) by 2035. EU lagging behind but scenarios show a reduction by 2030

Why does it all matter? Climate front-runners agree that rapidly decarbonising the power sector is crucial for #netzero. Following the success of @PastCoal alliance in driving the coal phase-out in OECD by 2030, is it time to extend a benchmark to all fossils by 2035?
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