IEA: “Capital spending is insufficient to tackle the energy and climate crises”

Global energy investment is set to increase by 8% this year, the energy forum has estimated

IEA: ‘COVID and Russian war halt energy access progress’

Globally, 733m people are without access to electricity

Is air conditioning harmful to the environment and human health?

Dr Xavier Moya, Lecturer at the University of Cambridge spoke to ELN about the impact of polluting gases used on air conditioners on the environment

IEA: World added record renewable energy capacity in 2021

The largest renewable energy growth was recorded in China, Europe and Latin America, according to a new report

UK’s gas imports from Russia increased by 37% in 2021

Russia was the fourth-most imported source for the UK last year, according to official data

Australia ‘has just 68 days of oil reserves’

The country is nearly 91% dependent on imported oil, a public policy think tank has warned

People urged to use less air conditioning to dodge Russian energy

The agency has advised people to raise their air conditioner’s temperature, drive slower and avoid short-haul flights

World ‘has a 10% chance of limiting global warming to 1.5°C’

New research found that carbon pledges announced at COP26 could hold warming under 2°C but could not hit the 1.5°C mark

Governmental clean energy spending rose by 50% in Covid recovery

However, developing economies represent just one-tenth of this spending, a new report claims

IEA moving ahead with collective oil stock release of 120m barrels

Of these, around 60 million barrels will come from US stockpiles