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Reaching energy and climate goals demands a dramatic scaling up of clean energy technologies – starting now

On Sep 10, 2020
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The rise of solar, wind & batteries is cause for optimism, but big challenges remain. A huge one is emissions from inefficient coal power plants, heavy industries & other existing infrastructure around the world – mostly in emerging Asia. Read more: https://t.co/YjNtyFdWF9 https://t.co/SmAnJMkOKW
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Reaching energy and climate goals demands a dramatic scaling up of clean energy technologies – starting now - News from the International Energy Agency

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On Sep 10, 2020
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The rise of solar, wind & batteries is cause for optimism, but big challenges remain. A huge one is emissions from inefficient coal power plants, heavy industries & other existing infrastructure around the world – mostly in emerging Asia. Read more: https://t.co/YjNtyFdWF9 https://t.co/SmAnJMkOKW
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Reaching energy and climate goals demands a dramatic scaling up of clean energy technologies – starting now

Reaching energy and climate goals demands a dramatic scaling up of clean energy technologies – starting now

Reaching energy and climate goals demands a dramatic scaling up of clean energy technologies – starting now - News from the International Energy Agency

Coal main culprit in pushing up carbon emissions

Coal main culprit in pushing up carbon emissions

Global greenhouse gas emissions surged in 2018 on the back of rising energy demand that was met substantially by burning more coal in India and China

Fatih Birol and David Victor on the geopolitics of energy

Fatih Birol and David Victor on the geopolitics of energy

On June 25, 2018, the Cross-Brookings Initiative on Energy and Climate hosted a discussion on the new dynamics of global energy, featuring International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive ...

Carbon emissions from advanced economies set to rise in 2018 for first time in five years, reversing a declining trend

Carbon emissions from advanced economies set to rise in 2018 for first time in five years, reversing a declining trend

As countries meet at COP24, IEA data points to setback for global efforts to limit emissions

IEA Sees Signs of Energy Transition, But Backtracks on Paris-Compliant Modelling

IEA Sees Signs of Energy Transition, But Backtracks on Paris-Compliant Modelling

An end to new fossil plant construction, a coal industry already past its production peak, a surge in natural gas use, and up to a billion electric vehicles on the road by 2040, with ...

Global carbon dioxide emissions reached record high in 2018

Global carbon dioxide emissions reached record high in 2018

China, India and the U.S. accounted for 85% of the net emissions growth.

Coal Drove Global CO2 Increase of 1.7% in 2018

Coal Drove Global CO2 Increase of 1.7% in 2018

UN Climate Change News, 27 March 2019 - According to the International Energy Agency, energy demand worldwide grew by 2.3% last year, its fastest pace t...

The energy sector is crucial for cutting global emissions. It's time to step up to the challenge

The energy sector is crucial for cutting global emissions. It's time to step up to the challenge

Progress over the past 10 years has laid the foundations to make great headway this decade, writes Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency.

5 Global Trends Shaping Our Climate Future

5 Global Trends Shaping Our Climate Future

Here's how the next 20 years are shaping up in terms of energy, and what it means for global warming.

Dispatch From Abu Dhabi: The Many Meanings of ‘Energy Transition’

Dispatch From Abu Dhabi: The Many Meanings of ‘Energy Transition’

Everyone knows the global energy mix is shifting to lower-carbon resources. Beyond that, consensus frays quickly.

Biomass carbon capture pilot points to a new sector whose time has come

Biomass carbon capture pilot points to a new sector whose time has come

Drax project is first of a raft of schemes poised to come online in the UK

Group Outlines a Path to Reduce Emissions from “Trickier” Sectors

Group Outlines a Path to Reduce Emissions from “Trickier” Sectors

A clean energy think tank has proposed ways to make industry and shipping cleaner with existing technologies

Energy Demand Grew by 2.3% Globally in 2018; China, US and India Account for 70% of the Rise

Energy Demand Grew by 2.3% Globally in 2018; China, US and India Account for 70% of the Rise

Renewables accounted for nearly half of electricity demand growth. China led the growth in renewables, both for wind and solar, followed by Europe and US

Does The U.S. Economy Need More Stimulating? Should Clean Energy Technologies Get The Money?

Does The U.S. Economy Need More Stimulating? Should Clean Energy Technologies Get The Money?

If the U.S. economy is going to rebound from a profound suffering, it must invest in the clean tech economy. That is what leading trade groups told lawmakers this week.

Huge acceleration of clean energy innovation needed to meet net zero target - IEA

Huge acceleration of clean energy innovation needed to meet net zero target - IEA

There are still few technologies available for cutting emissions to zero in sectors like shipping, trucking, aviation and heavy industries

IEA cedes ground on the failure of gas as a bridge fuel. Then bends over backwards to push for more gas use.

IEA cedes ground on the failure of gas as a bridge fuel. Then bends over backwards to push for more gas use.

The IEA latest report on gas all but makes the case against gas as a "bridge fuel". But still finds a way to push for more of the controversial fuel. The IEA latest report on gas all but ...

Global Energy Demand Plunges due to COVID-19

Global Energy Demand Plunges due to COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic represents the biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades, with the drop in demand this year set to dwarf the impact of the 2008 financial ...

Carbon capture and storage gets £20m 'sensible reboot'

Carbon capture and storage gets £20m 'sensible reboot'

Government scrapped £1bn plan in 2015 but now aims to build first project within a decade