renewable energy sources and climate change mitigation

Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation

Ottmar Edenhofer, Ramón Pichs-Madruga

This Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report assesses the potential role of renewable energy in the mitigation of climate change. It covers the six most important renewable energy sources – bioenergy, solar, geothermal, hydropower, ocean and wind energy – and aims to produce an impartial assessment iof the current state of knowledge.