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IEA finds CO2 emissions flat for third straight year even as global economy grew in 2016 17 March 2017 Latest estimates find continuing decoupling of global emissions and economic activity The potential for carbon capture and storage in China 17 January 2017 One-third of coal-fired power plants in China meet a broad range of criteria for CCS retrofit, representing a significant opportunity for meeting climate goals and setting a challenge for government and industry IEA, IEF and OPEC hold 3rd Symposium on Gas and Coal Market Outlooks 16 December 2016 Participants exchanged views and compared outlooks for natural gas and coal markets in the short, medium and long term Speeding up Carbon Capture and Storage needed to meet climate goals 15 November 2016 CCS today is the only technology able to significantly reduce emissions from coal-fired power plants operating or under construction around the world Day of awful air quality in Delhi underscores need for energy sector actions to reduce pollution 31 October 2016 Air pollution in Delhi yesterday reached 30 times the World Health Organisation’s recommend levels , heightening serious respiratory problems for its inhabitants. The long road from Paris: the carbon impact of new power generation 23 September 2016 New power plants still not on track for global climate goals Global energy investment down 8% in 2015 with flows signalling move towards cleaner energy 14 September 2016 A new IEA report – World Energy Investment 2016 – shows the electricity sector leading a broad reorientation of energy investment but warns more is needed to meet climate targets and address energy security concerns Adapting to a Drier World 30 August 2016 As the world celebrates Water Week, IEA analysis has examined how energy production can make better use of limited water resources IEA Executive Director discusses opportunities and challenges in Thailand’s energy sector with Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand 7 April 2016 New Agency report, Thailand Electricity Security Assessment, supports fuel diversification and efficiency measures while urging increase in renewables Global coal demand stalls after more than a decade of relentless growth 18 December 2015 Annual IEA coal report sees market under intense pressure, reflecting Chinese economic restructuring and global environmental policies India heading for the centre of the global energy stage, IEA says 27 November 2015 Country needs more than INR 9 lakh crore ($140 billion) per year in investment to meet its rapidly growing energy needs and its development ambitions Low prices should give no cause for complacency on energy security, IEA says 10 November 2015 Latest World Energy Outlook also sees clear signs that the energy transition is underway, but warns strong direction is needed from Paris climate summit
Key World Energy Statistics 2015 available for free download in time for climate talks 6 November 2015 Most popular IEA publication offers a wealth of at-a-glance energy data, including CO2 emissions IEA Executive Director highlights energy challenges and importance of engagement with ASEAN 26 October 2015 Southeast Asian countries are becoming larger energy consumers and will be increasingly confronted by issues similar to those faced by IEA members Emergence of Southeast Asia as energy giant carries risks, opportunities 8 October 2015 IEA report sees continued shift to coal and increasing dependence on oil and gas imports Showcasing the IEA’s hidden gems 22 September 2015 Agency sees bigger profile for global energy technology research networks New Executive Director’s first official visit is to China 9 September 2015 Fatih Birol argues for ‘new era’ in which Beijing participates fully in work of IEA Renewable electricity generation climbs to second place after coal 6 August 2015 Growth driven by wind and solar IEA praises Spain for robust energy security, but sees need for further improvement in other areas
23 July 2015 Report recognises that electricity market reform was necessary, but urges strong commitment to regain investor confidence
OECD energy production reached new high in 2014 3 July 2015 Latest IEA data also show renewables at 22% of electricity generation Global coal demand to reach 9 billion tonnes per year by 2019 15 December 2014 IEA report says despite decarbonisation push, China will not see 'peak coal' during outlook period An IEA blueprint for a lower-carbon India 30 July 2014 Energy Technology Perspectives 2014 focuses on how to increase use of renewables and clean up coal-fired power generation Global coal demand growth slows slightly, IEA says in latest 5-year outlook 16 December 2013 Strong Chinese policies to reduce coal dependency seen curbing growth, but Asian demand remains buoyant The many prices of coal decoded 10 December 2013 A special early excerpt from the forthcoming Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2013 China’s top climate negotiator welcomes WEO Special Report on energy and climate 12 September 2013 Top Chinese climate negotiator welcomes WEO Special Report on energy and climate How to ensure energy supplies underground can be tapped in the future 6 June 2013 Amid boom in unconventional oil and gas, Resources to Reserves 2013 sees adequate supply but also challenges to viable and sustainable recovery The impact of Asia on the changing global energy map 14 January 2013 As demand shifts eastward, IEA advises countries in region on key reforms Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2012 Factsheet 18 December 2012 Only shale gas stops coal demand growth Coal’s share of global energy mix to continue rising, with coal closing in on oil as world’s top energy source by 2017 17 December 2012 Coal’s share of global energy mix to continue rising, with coal closing in on oil as world’s top energy source by 2017 The greening of open-pit coal mines 14 December 2012 Companies are learning to use mining equipment cheaply to repurpose landscapes to benefit local communities A blueprint for better efficiency and lower emissions from coal-fired power generation 4 December 2012 New IEA report offers policy makers guidance on installing latest technologies in plants IEA welcomes Australia's efforts to transition to low-carbon economy 19 November 2012 Review of Australian energy policies says the resource-rich country will need significant investment to achieve targets as it expands renewable energy and adopts carbon pricing North America leads shift in global energy balance, IEA says in latest World Energy Outlook 12 November 2012 Agency’s flagship publication says need to improve energy efficiency globally remains as great as ever State of play: New IEA statistics publications highlight latest global and OECD trends across major energy sources 25 July 2012 Global coal productions rose 6.6% in 2011, for 12th consecutive annual increase IEA report sees no let-up in world’s appetite for coal over next five years 13 December 2011 Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2011 also addresses global implications of Chinese coal demand. Fact versus fiction 15 June 2011 The IEA sets the record straight on energy-related misperceptions.
Boosting the efficiency of Russia’s coal-fired power plants is a ‘win-win’ move 9 May 2011 IEA Deputy Executive Director outlines economic and environmental benefits IEA urges Polish government to integrate its energy and climate strategies 2 March 2011 ‘Poland has made impressive efforts over recent years to develop a solid energy policy framework’ – Executive Director, Nobuo Tanaka. Latest IEA activities in China 11 June 2010