Why I’m feeling hopeful about the environment in 2021

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Date of Publication: January 4

Year of Publication: 2021

Publication City: London, UK

Publisher: BBC

Author(s): Tom Heap

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This year, 2021, a number of things are coming together to help achieve a low-carbon future. In 25 years of reporting the environment patch, I’ve never been so convinced that the world has the potential to change.

It’s about politics: recent bolder climate commitments from the UK, the EU, incoming American President Joe Biden and even China. It’s about business: for the first time ever renewable energy investment will exceed that in fossil fuels. And it’s about timing: a post-Covid recovery year running up to the global COP26 climate summit in November.

But mostly it’s about ideas – an eruption of climate change solutions. Applied human intelligence is the vaccine against climate change.

I’ve been exploring 39 inspiring ideas – some already happening, some in development – and meeting the people behind the projects, who each put a big grin on my face.

Here are five of the most intriguing:

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