Planning for Climate Commission
Climate disaster will not be avoided without significantly more hydropower, solar and wind power, electrolysers, ammonia plants and infrastructure. All of this will require approval by hosting governments and buy-in from communities. In many countries and jurisdictions, it takes too long to obtain approvals for renewable energy projects, grid connections and infrastructure. Fast and fair permitting of renewable energy and green hydrogen infrastructure is critical to avoiding climate disaster. At the same time, good policy practices and technological tools are emerging across the world that can be scaled up and shared across jurisdictions. Building on the recommendations from the the Planning for Climate Commission on what works well in fast, effective and trust-building permitting, a global coalition consisting of government, industry and civil society will be launched.