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Climate change 18-10-2018

‘Bad news’ and ‘despair’: Global carbon emissions to hit new record in 2018, IEA says

Global carbon emissions will rise to a new record level in 2018, making the chances of reaching a target to keep temperature increases to 1.5 or 2°C "weaker and weaker every year, every month," the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said.
Energy 05-04-2018

IEA scenarios ‘inconsistent’ with Paris climate goals, study warns

The International Energy Agency has wrongly guided governments into decisions about oil, gas and coal use that are inconsistent with the long-term climate objectives of the Paris Agreement, according to a new report out on Thursday (5 April).
Energy 13-07-2016

Brexit threatens global oil demand, warns IEA

Europe has been the “saving grace” of global oil demand, which is expected to be higher than forecast in 2016, but that is under threat from uncertainty caused by Brexit, the International Energy Agency has warned today (13 July).
Climate change 09-06-2016

EU can exploit LNG export boom says energy agency

The European Union could take advantage of a massive boom in liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports over the next five years, coupled with low global gas demand and prices, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said.
Climate change 02-12-2015

European banks clinging to coal investments

Europe’s big banks have failed to significantly cut their investments in coal in the five years between the UN climate conferences of Copenhagen and Paris. EURACTIV France reports
Climate change 22-10-2015

Paris climate pledges ‘will slow energy emissions’

Pledges on greenhouse gas emissions made ahead of landmark climate talks in December will result in a dramatic slowdown in the growth of carbon from the energy sector - but will not reverse it within the next 15 years, the world’s energy watchdog said on Wednesday (21 October).
Climate change 02-10-2015

Offer investors in booming renewables security, IEA tells governments

Governments must not chop and change their political support for renewable energy, which by 2020 will generate more electricity that the combined demand of China, India, and Brazil, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.
Energy 08-10-2014

IEA: Energy savings outpacing fuel consumption

Energy efficiency gains are surpassing fuel consumption in some countries, according to a report released today (8 October) by the International Energy Agency (IEA)
Energy 17-10-2013

IEA: Treat energy efficiency as ‘world’s first fuel’

Global energy saving investments - and their effects on energy demand - are now equal to the net contribution of other fuel sources, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on 16 October, as it launched its inaugural Energy Efficiency Market Report.  
Energy 13-12-2012

Energy savings: Europe’s turn to lead the next energy revolution

The EU has taken a global lead on energy efficiency policies but still has a long way to go if it is to reap the full benefits, argue Caroline Lucas, Anders Wijkman and other signatories from the energy savings coalition.
Transport 20-09-2012

IEA: Transport fuel use could be halved by 2030

Fuel consumption could be halved in 20 years' time if the right policies are put in place, despite an expected doubling in the number of cars in circulation worldwide, according to the International Energy Agency.

Rio must get it right

The Rio+20 summit cannot afford weak results and must kick off the global transition to a sustainable growth model for the 21st century, writes Connie Hedegaard.
Energy 12-06-2012

IEA says energy efficiency could save trillions

Trillions of euros in investment in clean-energy technology are needed worldwide by mid-century to control rising carbon emissions, says a new report that could help shape the debate on some of Europe’s most controversial energy policies.