The Roads to Carbon Neutral
Total plans to deliver net zero carbon emissions across its activities in the next three decades, helping to meet surging global demand for energy in a responsible and sustainable way. In this series, we shine a spotlight on Total’s plans to significantly increase its production and sale of renewable electricity, its continued development of gas and renewable gas, as well as how it is supporting innovation to improve our ability to detect and capture emissions. To find out more about how Total is playing a leading role in delivering clean, reliable, and affordable energy, take a look at our features here.
EPISODE 1 – THE CLIMATE ISSUE
The scale of today’s climate challenge makes for stark reading. The past five years have been the warmest on record, while 2020 saw the highest ever recorded level of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. With our demand for energy expected to increase significantly by 2050 as the global population approaches 10 billion, the challenge of providing clean, reliable, and affordable energy is one we must address — and urgently.
“the challenge is both to produce energy with less carbon and to help our customers to change the way they’re consuming energy.”
Mathieu Soulas, Senior Vice President for Strategy and Climate at Total
You can view Episode 1 at: https://www.cnbc.com/advertorial/the-roads-to-carbon-neutral-episode-1-the-climate-issue/
EPISODE 2 – ON THE MOVE
We are in the midst of a transportation revolution, one that is already transforming existing approaches to our roads, seas, and skies. New technologies and consumer trends are changing the very nature of mobility. Electric, autonomous, and shared vehicles are evolving our relationship with the car, whilst everything from micromobility and flying taxis to hyperloops could soon be the new norm. As this revolution gathers pace, we must adapt to ensure that our growing demand for mobility is met in a sustainable way. With transportation currently representing one of the fastest-growing sources of emissions, reducing its environmental impact is key to addressing today’s climate challenge.
You can check out Episode 2 here: https://www.cnbc.com/advertorial/the-roads-to-carbon-neutral-episode-2-on-the-move/
EPISODE 3 – THE POWER OF THE SUN
The sun is without a doubt our most abundant source of energy. In just 90 minutes, enough sunlight strikes the earth’s surface to meet the world’s total energy consumption for a full year. And with such levels of solar radiation expected to continue long into the future, harnessing the potential of solar power promises to be a game-changer in our efforts to deliver secure and sustainable energy.
You can find Episode 3 here: https://www.cnbc.com/advertorial/the-roads-to-carbon-neutral-episode-3-the-power-of-the-sun/
EPISODE 4 – THE ROLE OF GAS
The scale of the climate challenge requires us to harness some of our very best instincts – innovation, collaboration, and optimism. But it also demands that we take a pragmatic approach to delivering the energy mix we need to meet rising demand over the coming decades.
There can be little doubt that ending our reliance upon coal is an important step towards limiting global warming. In gas we have a practical – and cleaner – alternative. Its abundance, low cost, and lower emissions make it an obvious candidate to help us transition towards cleaner and more sustainable fuels, and to keep us on the road to carbon neutrality.
You can find episode 4 here: https://www.cnbc.com/advertorial/the-roads-to-carbon-neutral-episode-4-the-role-of-gas/
EPISODE 5 – WIND POWER
The investment in wind power generation is a huge vote of confidence in its potential as a source of renewable energy. With so much at stake, Total Energies is busy bringing its technical expertise and experience to bear, helping to accelerate the development of this vital sector and to bring a big step closer to delivering net zero by 2050.
To find out more about how Total Energies is working to realize the abundant potential of wind power, take a look at the full episode here:
EPISODE 6 – CARBON CAPTURE
With the field of carbon capture and storage forecast to grow exponentially in the next decade, we take a look at how TotalEnergies is utilizing its expertise to help decarbonize our atmosphere.
Watch the full video here: https://www.cnbc.com/advertorial/the-roads-to-carbon-neutral-episode-6-carbon-capture/
EPISODE 7 – HYBRID ENERGY
With all eyes on how we can deliver carbon neutrality by 2050, we take a look at how hybrid energy can accelerate our transition towards a more sustainable energy mix.
Watch the full video here: https://www.cnbc.com/advertorial/the-roads-to-carbon-neutral-episode-7-hybrid-energy/
EPISODE 8 – ENERGY STORAGE
As society works towards delivering Net Zero by 2050, we take a look at how a revolution in the way power is stored is set to transform our approach to energy efficiency.
Watch the full video here: https://www.cnbc.com/advertorial/the-roads-to-carbon-neutral-episode-8-energy-storage/
EPISODE 9 – WORKING TOGETHER
In this final installment of our Roads to Carbon Neutral series we highlight how we all have a role to play in achieving carbon neutrality and meet some of the many individuals and organizations already making their mark.
EPISODE 1 – WHAT DOES IT REALLY MEAN TO REACH NET ZERO?
This episode explores the role we must all play to achieve our global net zero goal which is central to tackling climate change.
You can view Episode 1 at: https://www.cnbc.com/advertorial/the-roads-to-carbon-neutral/#ep=s1-4
EPISODE 2 – WHAT ENERGY MIX IS NEEDED TO REACH NET ZERO?
This episode investigates the types of energy which power our daily lives and how this will need to transition largely to renewable solutions if we are to achieve a net zero future.
You can view Episode 2 at: https://www.cnbc.com/advertorial/the-roads-to-carbon-neutral/#ep=s1-3
EPISODE 3 – CAN RENEWABLE ENERGY POWER THE WORLD BY 2050?
This episode explores the ideas and innovations which could help secure a future predominantly powered by renewable energy.
You can view Episode 3 at: https://www.cnbc.com/advertorial/the-roads-to-carbon-neutral/#ep=s1-2
EPISODE 4 – HOW CAN WE MAKE RENEWABLE ENERGY MORE SUSTAINABLE?
This episode looks at how renewable energy technologies could be more sustainable and efficient through recycling, predictive maintenance and advanced energy storage.
You can view Episode 4 at: https://www.cnbc.com/advertorial/the-roads-to-carbon-neutral/#ep=s1-1
EPISODE 5 – CAN NATURE HELP US ACHIEVE CARBON NEUTRALITY?
This episode looks at our planet’s natural ability to absorb carbon dioxide emissions, and how it is vital to protect and develop nature-based solutions as part of our journey to a net-zero future.
You can view Episode 5 at: https://www.cnbc.com/advertorial/the-roads-to-carbon-neutral/#ep=s1-0