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How Covid-19 shocked global energy system, by IEA

Fatih Birol

The Covid-19 pandemic represents the biggest shock to the global energy system in more than seven decades, with the drop in demand this year set to dwarf the impact of the 2008 financial crisis and result in a record annual decline in carbon emissions of almost 8%. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) A new report ...

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World energy system said to be offtrack to meet Paris accord goals


Renewable energy technology must be considerably ramped up in order to meet long-term climate change targets and governments need to support large-scale deployment with the necessary policies, the International Energy Agency said in a report published on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Under the Paris Climate Change Agreement, countries have agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to limit the ...

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