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Getting to Net Zero Means a Race to Scale Up Renewables

An epic surge in investment is needed to fill the gap left by fossil fuels.

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As global leaders prepare for climate talks in Glasgow, there's a growing urgency to cut down reliance on polluting fossil fuels to limit the worst effects of global warming. For that effort to be successful, clean energy will have to grow rapidly to make up the difference.