Slow pace of clean technology investment jeopardises climate targets says Maria van der Hoeven
Developing countries are spending 75 times more on fossil fuel subsidies than they receive to combat climate change according to a new report by the Overseas Development Institute
IEA’s chief economist Fatih Birol dismayed by lack of concern on climate change during the last month’s World Economic Forum meeting
Subsidies increased by 30% globally to $523bn but industry’s share is dissipating among richer nations with subsidies to consumers driving the bulk of the growth
New report from Grantham Institute and Chatham House says emerging economies like China, India, Brazil and Indonesia need a voice at top energy institutions
IEA report says coal could be world’s largest energy source by 2020, highlighting importance of support for carbon capture and cleaner power generation in developing world
In their latest analysis the International Energy Agency applauds South Korea for its commitments to green growth but add notes of caution over existing energy strategy.
Energy watchdog commends “balanced” efforts including carbon pricing but warns there is still plenty more work to be done.
COP18 President Al-Attiyah casts doubt on ambitions to avoid 2C warming, claiming shale gas is “good news” and will ensure global energy security for the next 300 years.
The IEA says the US fossil fuel boom is set to continue shaking up international markets, but energy efficiency not a dash for gas is the key to climate friendly energy security.
Latest World Energy Outlook reveals many Middle East and North African countries increased subsidies in wake of Arab Spring as they look to appease restless populations.
Report claims 3 billion tonnes of CO2 could be saved but critics question benefits of “big-hydro” on social and environmental grounds.
Influential energy watchdog says there is no reason why significant cuts to emissions cannot be generated, even in the face of increased vehicle numbers.
Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven says urgent clean energy transition required to ensure global warming target is not broken
The latest figures are out and the news, on the face of it is good. But over-committing to gas locks us into a volatile, high carbon world, which will have negative impacts for climate change and energy security.
40% growth expected during next five years but US market faces “crash” as tax subsidy closes at end of 2012.
A new report from the International Energy Agency warns that while progress is being made in the clean energy transformation, more investment will be needed if climate change targets are to be met.
Maria van der Hoeven, executive director of the IEA says that much of the technology to deliver on Ban Ki-moon’s Sustainable Energy for All project is available leaving governments to roll-out the right policies.
A new IEA report claims that gas has a role to play in the fight on climate change but there are warnings it could derail the battle on more effective fronts.