‘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

India’s Energy Minister brands net zero targets ‘pie in the sky’

That’s the suggestion from India’s Minister of Power who said developed countries are responsible for ‘much higher per capita emissions’

IEA presents bold plan to bolster jobs, grow the global economy and drive down emissions

The organisation has presented its Sustainable Recovery Plan to world governments to help revitalise economies and boost employment while making energy systems cleaner and more resilient

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Global lockdown ‘to see global emissions fall by record 8%’, says IEA

A new report notes electricity demand around the world has been significantly reduced as a result of lockdown measures, with knock-on effects on the power mix

Global energy efficiency progress at lowest rate since 2010

Primary energy intensity, an indicator of how heavily the world’s economic activity uses energy, improved by just 1.2% in 2018

‘International action needed to scale up role of hydrogen’

The International Energy Agency suggests the right policies and support could make the clean gas a key part of a clean and secure energy future