Bloomberg New Economy Conversations with Andrew Browne
Getting to Net Zero
September 28, 10 am ET
The novel coronavirus has acted as a wake-up call: climate change now tops the agenda of governments around the world. For the first time, the US, Europe and China are aligned on net-zero targets by mid-century. Wall Street investors are getting behind green energy. Young consumers are demanding that the brands they support stand for environmental responsibility. Meanwhile, the cost of scaling up renewable energy technology has fallen dramatically, making solar and wind power cheaper than dirty energy. Is 2021 the year where we’ll see significant investments in areas like green hydrogen, nuclear fission, carbon capture and other technologies needed to prevent environmental catastrophe? What are the most promising new areas? And who is at the forefront of innovation?