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

‘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’

Tim Gould

Head of Division, Energy Supply and Investment Outlooks, International Energy Agency

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

IEA: ‘Security of supply must be guaranteed during global energy transition’

A new report stresses actions must be taken at the technical, economic and political levels to ensure the world’s energy supplies remain secure as the sector undergoes its transition to a cleaner and smarter model

Solar energy could emerge as ‘new king of the world’s electricity markets’

That’s the call from the International Energy Agency, which suggests the coronavirus crisis will reshape the future of energy forever

IEA and EPO team up to promote sustainable energy tech innovations

They will publish a series of joint studies over the next three years to inform policymakers and the public about technology trends in areas critical for the energy transition and climate change mitigation

Global EV sales expected to grow in 2020, despite the pandemic’s impacts on the auto industry

The IEA estimates global EV sales could reach 2.3m in 2020, with a record total of 10m being in use on the roads by the end of the year

IEA: Coronavirus lockdown to see global emissions fall by record 8%

The impact of Covid‑19 on energy demand in 2020 could be more than seven times larger than the impact of the 2008 financial crisis on global energy demand

Electricity pylons and renewables
OECD renewable energy production in October up 5% on previous year

The latest Monthly Electricity Statistics report from the International Energy Agency shows this accounted for 27.5% of total net production