Holding the Line on Rising Global Temperatures

20 September 2019 | Articles

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C goes hand in hand with shaping a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable world. With investment in energy transformation, it’s possible — Explore this interactive narrative containing graphs, maps and animations.


  • Carbon taxes and phasing-out of fossil fuels are needed to reap the energy transitions full benefits
  • The global energy transformation could boost the global economy 2.5% in 2050
  • Electricity will be the world's central energy carrier in 2050
  • A climate-friendly future is cheaper because of falling renewable energy costs
  • The energy transformation needs a USD 110 trillion investment by 2050
  • Subsidies in the energy sector can be reduced by USD 110 trillion by 2050