IEA – Net Zero by 2050

This report produced in October 2021 is a study of different strategies to achieve a net zero energy system by 2050 while ensuring stable and affordable energy supply, providing universal access to energy, and enabling robust economic growth.

A few key figures


The approximate share of GHG emissions associated with the energy sector, making it the primary challenge for human societies wanting to decrease CO2 emissions.


million, the number of jobs in the clean energy sector and associated activities that will be created globally by 2030 in pursuit of net zero emissions.

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