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IEA launches global group to tackle fallout from energy transition

Birol said he was optimistic the new U.S. administration would join other major economies in committing to a net zero emissions target by mid-century. President Biden has temporarily suspended the issuing of permits for oil and gas drilling in federal acreage, reversing the direction taken by his predecessor Donald Trump who had sought to maximise […]

CERAWEEK-U.S. climate czar urges oil industry to hasten transition to renewables

China’s CO2 emissions will be higher in 2020 than in 2019, says IEA’s Birol

“As of today, Chinese emissions this year, 2020, will be higher than in 2019, they rebounded,” Fatih Birol told a digital energy conference OSLO: China’s greenhouse gas emissions will increase in 2020 compared to 2019 as they have rebounded after the COVID-19 outbreak, the head of the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday. “As of […]

Japan’s Ichigo starts up 7.39-MW wind farm

Global renewable power capacity to rise by 50% in five years-IEA

Global renewable energy capacity is set to rise by 50% in five years’ time, driven by solar photovoltaic (PV) installations on homes, buildings and industry, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Total renewable-based power capacity will rise by 1.2 terawatts (TW) by 2024 from 2.5 TW last year, equivalent to the total installed current […]

India on track to achieving climate goals: PM

World nations failing the poorest on energy goals: study

More than 150 million people are gaining access to electricity every year, reducing the ranks of those who live without power, but this is not enough to meet global development goals, according to a report released Wednesday. Furthermore, efforts to cut pollution from cooking food and promote renewable power for heat and transportation are likewise […]

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