Only 10 countries are responsible for about two thirds of the global carbon dioxide emissions. The global emissions from fuel combustion have more than doubled since 1970 and increased 15 times since beginning of the last century. If this trend continues extreme climate changes are unavoidable.
In 2022, renewable energies covered over 46 percent of Germany's gross electricity consumption. The decline in electricity consumption during the energy crisis and high-yield weather were the main factors behind the percentage increase. Renewable energies are still being expanded far too slowly to comply with the Paris climate protection agreement
The sun is the center point of our sun system and origin of all life. Even the fossil energy sources are stored solar energy. Most of the renewable energy sources also come directly or indirectly from the sun. The following table compares the most important data of sun and earth.