CHART: China’s clean energy failure, America’s stagnation
Sure, US carbon emissions have hit their lowest level in 18 years. But the US has barely moved the needle on clean energy capacity in the last four years. China’s still way, way behind, thanks largely to coal use.
Germany, on the other hand, has seen a “veritable explosion” of clean energy use: “At times, solar generated-electricity alone accounts for more than half of Germany’s total generation.”
More from Bloomberg’s 86-page report here.