Two years ago the Climate Commission released its first major report, The Critical Decade: Climate Science Risks and Responses. The report synthesised the most recent climate change science. The phrase, “The Critical Decade”, has become the defining mantra for the Climate Commission: the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/updating-the-state-of-australias-climate-the-critical-decade-climate-science-risks-and-responses/ Climate Commission released report, Climate Science Risks and Responses., International Energy Agency, The Critical Decade
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Global carbon emissions reached a new high in 2012, rising by 1.4% to 31.6 billion tons, according to the International Energy Agency. The large rise in emissions was led by China, which released 300 million more tons in 2012 than it did in 2011.
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As…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/global-carbon-emissions-reached-record-high-in-2012-according-to-the-international-energy-agency/ energy efficiency, Global Carbon Record High In 2012, International Energy Agency, renewable energy
Oil Erases Losses, Above $103, As US Data Helps fall in jobless claims boosted the economic outlook,
Oil reversed an earlier loss to trade above $103 a barrel on Thursday as a higher-than expected rise in US. retail sales and a fall in jobless claims boosted the economic outlook, although subdued global demand limited the rebound.
US retail sales increased 0.6 percent in May after edging up…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/oil-erases-losses-above-103-as-us-data-helps-fall-in-jobless-claims-boosted-the-economic-outlook/ Assistant Secretary of Energy, International Energy Agency, Oil Erases Losses, support oil prices
The International Energy Agency has intensified its calls for dramatic action to cap greenhouse emissions, and has unveiled a four-point plan that could cut energy industry emissions by more than 3 billion tonnes of CO2-e by 2020 – at no net economic cost.
IEA executive director Maria van der…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/four-solutions-to-meet-climate-targets-at-no-net-cost-international-energy-agency/ greenhouse emissions, International Energy Agency
Four energy policies can keep the 2 °C climate goal alive
Press Release, International Energy Agency (IEA)
Warning that the world is not on track to limit the global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius, the International Energy Agency (IEA) today urged governments to swiftly enact four…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/iea-climate-and-energy-press-release-international-energy-agency-iea/ carbon dioxide (CO2), climate change, Global Energy, International Energy Agency, International Energy Agency (IEA)
Energy Poverty: We Need to Do So Much More led by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency
A recent multi-agency study led by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency has found that if we continue as we do, i.e. a business as usual approach, it will be nowhere near sufficient to achieve the goals of the UN’s Sustainable Energy for ALL (SE4ALL) Initiative. As a…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/energy-poverty-we-need-to-do-so-much-more-led-by-the-world-bank-and-the-international-energy-agency/ Carbon and De-carbonization, carbon pricing, China, economic development, Electricity, Energy and Economy, energy poverty, Environment, Environmental Policy, HIV/AIDS, International Energy Agency, Politics & Legislation, population of India, Public Health, World Bank
Germany must spread cost of energy shift fairly: IEA power and fossil fuels towards renewable energy,
Germany must shield its consumers from paying too much of the cost of its ambitious switch from nuclear power and fossil fuels towards renewable energy, the International Energy Agency said on Friday. The IEA also said that Germany, with Europe’s biggest economy, should make greater use of…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/germany-must-spread-cost-of-energy-shift-fairly-iea-power-and-fossil-fuels-towards-renewable-energy/ Fossil Fuels, Germany cost of energy, IEA, International Energy Agency, renewable energy
The famous Danish physicist Niels Bohr once humorously observed, “Predictions are very difficult, especially about the future.” And so, as the world considers yet another rosy oil supply forecast, this time from the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA), it is worth…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/will-the-international-energy-agencys-oil-forecast-be-wrong-again-oil-supply-forecast/ 2012 World Energy Outlook, climate change, crude oil, decline rate, forecast, fracking, IEA, International Energy Agency, lease condensate, Medium-Term Oil Market Report, natural gas, tight oil
European energy chief puts forward case for funding coal European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD),
EBRD chief Riccardo Puliti warns Europe not to be hasty in adopting ‘ideological’ policy on carbon intensity funding
The EBRD which is based in London and owned by more than 60 countries, including the UK, is reviewing its energy policy.
One of Europe’s most influential…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/european-energy-chief-puts-forward-case-for-funding-coal-european-bank-for-reconstruction-and-development-ebrd/ EBRD, Energy Policy, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, finance new coal operations, high-carbon coal projects, International Energy Agency, Kosovo and Serbia
Renewables Aren’t Yet Cleaning Up the Global Energy System International Energy Agency looking at the carbon intensity
Looking for a reason to be cynical? You’ve found it: Dirty energy is winning.
That’s the conclusion of a new report from the International Energy Agency looking at the carbon intensity of the global energy system. Despite big drops in the cost of renewable energy systems and strong…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/renewables-arent-yet-cleaning-up-the-global-energy-system-international-energy-agency-looking-at-the-carbon-intensity/ (iea) international energy agency, Carbon and De-carbonization, carbon capture technologies, carbon emissions, Climate, Coal, Energy and Economy, energy efficiency, Environment, fossil fuel industry, Fossil Fuels, hybrid vehicles, International Energy Agency, Oil, Politics & Legislation, renewable electricity, renewable fuels, Renewables, Smart Grid