The global economy ‘is only 8.6% circular’

That’s the warning from the Circularity Gap Reporting Initiative, which says this is down from 9.1% two years ago

World surpasses 100GW of solar capacity in 2012

Solar power broke the 100GW threshold in 2012, with more than 30GW connected to the electricity grid last year. According to the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA), the world’s total solar PV electricity capacity was a little more than 101GW at the end of last year, equivalent to energy produced by 16 coal power plants […]