Davos: IEA Emphasises Clean Energy Role in Economic Recovery

30 January 2009

At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, IEA Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka called for governments to invest in energy efficiency and clean technologies to bolster economic recovery and achieve climate change policy objectives. Mr. Tanaka took part in a number of energy-related discussions ranging from investment challenges to energy security to the potential of new technologies such as electric vehicles. IEA Chief Economist Fatih Birol also participated in WEF sessions and presented results of IEA work. Mr. Tanaka is pictured here with Japanese PM Taro Aso.