UK’s emissions from electricity ‘rose by more than a fifth last year in 2021’

Gas drove up UK power emissions for first time in a decade, according to the International Energy Agency

SUV sales rocketed by 35m in 2021

This led to a 120m tonne increase in carbon emissions reveals a new IEA report

Renewable electricity capacity to increase by 60% in the next five years, IEA predicts

Renewable power installations are forecast to break a record this year, according to IEA’s new report

Does Tajikistan hold the answers to Central Asia’s net zero transition?

The IEA has helped produce a roadmap for the nation to take advantage of its hydropower capabilities and believes it could be a provider for the rest of Central Asia if it can do so

Ofgem launches global initiative to accelerate clean energy transition

It has launched the ‘Regulatory Accelerator’ in collaboration with the IEA and IRENA

‘Oil and gas industry will stop 75% cut in methane emissions from happening’

There is a new suggestion that the resistance of oil and gas firms to reveal their methane output will prevent the reduction needed to tackle climate change

IEA: Electricity demand growth will require more fossil fuel production

It found renewables are not expanding quickly enough to meet the strong rebound in power demand this year, resulting in a ‘sharp rise’ in coal power consumption

IEA: ‘Portugal’s energy policies set clear pathway to carbon-neutrality’

The International Energy Agency has praised the balance of Portuguese energy policy, as it aims to become carbon-neutral by 2050

IEA: ‘We can’t reach net zero without investing in developing countries’

It claims that if the world is to reach net zero emissions by 2050, annual clean energy investment in developing economies must increase from $150bn to $1tn by 2030

IEA: ‘Critical minerals are crucial to achieving net zero’

A new report reveals the need for critical minerals could increase by as much as six times by 2040 and warns if action is not taken to guarantee supply, targets will be even harder to meet