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- To achieve a 1.5°C compatible pathway, China would need to increase the share of renewable energy in their power generation mix from the current 25%, to 90% by 2030 and between 94-100% in 2050.40
- Across the different models, our analysis show coal phase out between 2030 and 2040, from its current share of 68% of the power mix.53 Similarly, natural gas, which currently makes up 3% of the power mix, would need to be phased out in the coming decade.5,54
- A 1.5°C compatible pathway requires power emissions intensity to reach zero by 2040 and go negative in 2050 (-50 gCO₂/kWh).