How will we source clean energy for all?

Solar, wind, water… these are the energy sources that need to replace fossil fuels in the 21st Century. But which countries are up to the task?

When it comes to how we consume energy, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news? Around 86% of global energy still comes from fossil fuels, which pollutes the planet and stokes climate change.

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The good news? In the 21st Century, we’re poised to use more renewable energy sources than ever before, including those from wind or water. Solar energy alone saw a 664% increase between 2010 and 2015.

But where in the world will all this renewable power come from?

Aggressively pursuing this kind of energy is going to be one of the big challenges we’ll face, and it’s crucial to know which countries are going to lead the way. Watch the video above to see how the numbers break down.

Research by Miriam Quick. She is a researcher specialising in information visualisation.

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