10 things you need to know from the World Energy Outlook 2017

November 15, 2017 by  
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The landmark IEA report looks at China’s rise as a green leader and much more.

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The world is on target to get 26 percent of energy from renewables by 2020

October 8, 2015 by  
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Renewable energy is growing! With the advent of more affordable technology and increased political pressure on clean sources of energy, it’s no surprise to learn that renewable energy is on the rise on a global scale. A new report projects that, by the year 2020, some 26 percent of the world’s energy will come from renewable sources. Considering that just a few decades ago, there was very little renewable energy in play, this will be a landmark achievement when the time comes. Powering over one-quarter of the Earth with renewable energy sources demonstrates a rate of growth unprecedented in other energy industries, and inspires a lot of hope for the decades to come. This news is, in very technical terms, incredibly darn awesome. Read the rest of The world is on target to get 26 percent of energy from renewables by 2020

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IEA Report States Clean Energy Uptake is Too Slow to Calm Global Warming

April 17, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock Despite significant gains in both large scale solar and wind energy throughout the globe , a new report released by the International Energy Agency (IEA) states that the rapid uptake of renewables is not enough to stop global warming . The goal of keeping global temperatures from rising above two degrees celsius – considered by scientists to be crucial to maintaining some kind of normality – is still a long way off, because most of the world’s energy is still derived from coal. Read the rest of IEA Report States Clean Energy Uptake is Too Slow to Calm Global Warming Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “solar energy” , biofuel , carbon capture and storage , ccs , Climate Change , coal , dirty energy , Environment , global warming , IEA , International Energy Agency , News , nuclear , renewable energy , two degrees , wind energy        

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Record-High CO2 Levels a Bad Sign for Global Climate Goals

May 31, 2011 by  
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CO2 emissions from energy production in 2010 were the highest in history following a recessionary dip the year before, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a stark announcement.

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