According to a report published by IPCC (The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) about the future of renewable energy in the world, it is estimated that "nearly 80% of the supply of global energy could be provided by renewable energy sources in the middle of this century if the effort is supported by adequate public policies.”
Few weeks after the Fukushima nuclear accident, this publication reminds governments of the world that they have the responsibility of the future energy mix. Countries have already awareness of issues related to global warming, the recommendation of the IPCC report is to maintain and amplify the dynamism in favor of renewable energy.
According to the IPCC, the use of 80% renewable energy in 2050 would meet the objective of the Cancun’s climate agreements: limit the global warming below two Celsius degrees over the 21st century.
To speak about the situation in France, the successive governments have all favored the nuclear industry. France is behind in the development of renewable energy. Moreover, since the last government has amended several times the "playing field" for wind and solar industries.