IEA Participates in Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate

20 October 2009

IEA Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka provided inputs to the meeting of the Major Economies Forum (MEF), hosted by the UK government together with the US. | The two-day meeting in London, which provides an opportunity for informal talks on climate change outside the official UNFCCC negotiations, involved 17 major economies together with countries particularly vulnerable to climate change, such as Algeria, Bangladesh, Lesotho, Costa Rica, Maldives, and Ethiopia. Mr. Tanaka gave a presentation focused on the findings of the special early excerpt on climate change of the World Energy Outlook 2009 and on the IEA’s energy technology roadmap work