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How polluters are slowing down Africa’s progress

EACOP

The world has no business investing in new fossil fuel developments in our race to the 1.5°C pathway. The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) newly released Net Zero by 2050 roadmap has closed the door on new fossil fuel extraction, and fossil fuel giants have lost their claim to fame of new oil and gas reserves being aligned with the Paris ...

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Net Zero by 2050: CAN lauds report’s recognition of 1.5 degrees’ feasibility

Tasneem Essop

Climate Action Network (CAN), a global network of non-governmental organisations (NGOs), has welcomed the Net Zero by 2050’s recognition and confirmation of the feasibility of the 1.5 C degrees Paris Agreement temperature goal. Tasneem Essop, Executive Director, Climate Action Network CAN describes the goal as “our only chance to overcome one of the greatest challenges faced by humankind”. Said to ...

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Net Zero by 2050 report: It’s time to end fossil fuels – 350

May Boeve

The International Energy Agency (IEA) on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 released its first net-zero report outlining a full-fledged scenario that charts the course of reducing emissions from the energy sector in alignment with the Paris Agreement. May Boeve, Executive Director of 350.org. Photo credit: shifttheclimate.org With the report, says 350.org, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), the IEA finally acknowledges there is no ...

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Pathway to critical 2050 net-zero emissions goal narrow but beneficial – IEA report

Fatih Birol

The world has a viable pathway to building a global energy sector with net-zero emissions in 2050, but it is narrow and requires an unprecedented transformation of how energy is produced, transported and used globally, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a landmark special report released on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy ...

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Solar energy, new king of global electricity markets – IEA chief

Fatih Birol

Solar energy has become the “new king’’ of the world’s electricity markets, as it has successfully withstood the COVID-19 crisis and is forecast to grow significantly over the coming years. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol, said on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. “There was only one energy ...

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Global green energy growth to fall for first time in 20 years – IEA

Fatih Birol

Global growth in new renewable energy capacity will experience its first annual decline in 20 years, this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) But, it is expected to pick up next year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. The world is set to build fewer wind ...

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