Carbon-neutrality pledges are just ‘pie in the sky’

India’s Minister of Power said developed countries’ per capita emissions are much higher than in his country

‘Three times as much investment in renewables than in fossil fuels over last decade’

That is according to a report by Imperial Business School and the IEA, which suggests a better risk/return profile for clean energy over fossil fuels

IEA: Global CO2 emissions rising again after ‘unprecedented’ fall in 2020

In December 2020, global emissions were 2% higher than they were in the same month a year earlier, new report finds

India and IEA deepen partnership on energy security and clean energy

India’s demand for energy is set to grow rapidly in the coming decades, with electricity use set to increase particularly fast

Danish PM to lead global commission on people-centred clean energy transitions

The Global Commission on People-Centred Clean Energy Transitions will examine the social and economic impacts of the shift to cleaner energy technologies as well as issues of affordability and fairness

IEA forecasts 2.6% rise in global coal demand in 2021

Global coal consumption is estimated to have fallen by 7%, or more than 500 million tonnes, between 2018 and 2020, according to IEA’s report

‘Climate action cannot wait until after the pandemic has ended – it needs to happen now’

That was the suggestion from Tim Gould, who who spoke earlier this week as part of Energy Live Xpo 2020, the theme of which is ‘Rethinking Energy’

Renewables to ‘account for almost 90% of total expansion in global power capacity in 2020’

The IEA forecasts renewable power capacity worldwide will increase to a record level of almost 200GW this year

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“We will go further and faster to tackle climate change” says Minister in speech opening our XPO

Watch Kwasi Kwarteng’s video message to energy sector as he opens our virtual conference week

The world is changing – but what does the IEA think?

Tim Gould, Head of Division, Energy Supply and Investment Outlooks at the IEA is one of the headline speakers at Xpo 2020, which is taking place at 14:00 on November 10th – sign up to his webinar here