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Our Sustainable Recovery Tracker monitors government spending & the clean energy investment it mobilises on 30+ measures from our Sustainable Recovery Report, covering 800 recovery policies in over 50 countries. Explore the policies online today ➡️
Despite the continued impact of the #Covid19 pandemic on energy markets worldwide, global energy demand is set to increase by 4.6% in 2021. This growth is led by emerging markets and developing economies - pushing demand past its 2019 level →
🗣 “There is no good reason to allow these harmful leaks to continue, and there is every reason for responsible operators to ensure that they are addressed.” @fbiroll launching our Methane Tracker and Regulatory Roadmap ➡️
Methane emissions from global oil & gas operations in 2020 were broadly equivalent to all the energy-related CO2 emissions from the entire EU 🇪🇺 Explore our just-released roadmap for policy makers & regulators trying to reduce methane emissions
In 2020, the value of fossil fuel consumption subsidies fell by 40% to a record low, but growing fuel prices & energy use are set to drive a rebound this year. Our new commentary explores the challenges these subsidies create on a pathway to net zero ➡️
Cities can play a central role in accelerating progress towards clean, resilient & inclusive energy systems. Our recent report - produced in contribution to #G20Italy - explores solutions & technologies that can reduce emissions in urban areas ➡️
Electric bus registrations rose in major markets across the world in 2020. China continued to dominate the market with 78,000 new vehicles last year, a 9% increase from 2019. Local policies aimed at curbing air pollution drove this growth ➡️
🗣 “Today, the data shows a looming mismatch between the world’s strengthened climate ambitions and the availability of critical minerals that are essential to realising those ambitions.” Our Executive Director@fbiroll launching our recent special
After falling by about 1% last year due to the impacts of #Covid19, global electricity demand is set to rebound strongly in 2021 & 2022. Most of this growth is expected to come from the Asia Pacific region, with 🇨🇳 & 🇮🇳 driving demand. Read
As the global energy authority, @IEA is determined to lead clean energy transitions worldwide. In May, we published our #NetZero2050Roadmap ➡️ And on Oct 13, its Net Zero Emissions by 2050 Scenario will be an integral part of World Energy Outlook 2021 ⬇️
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🗣 “Energy efficiency can ensure China’s sustainable prosperity for the next ten years and beyond.” This commentary from IEA’s Jihyun Selena Lee explores the role#EnergyEfficiencyy could play in 🇨🇳’s sustainable
A sharp rise in the use of coal power risks pushing carbon emissions from the electricity sector to record levels next year. A massive scaling up of renewables & #EnergyEfficiency will be critical to put the world on a more sustainable path. Read more →
As the 🌍 pursues net zero goals, critical minerals bring new challenges to energy security. Our new report sets out 6️⃣ key recommendations for policy makers to foster stable supplies of these minerals to support accelerated clean energy transitions �
Automakers offered a widening range of electric cars in 2020 - with 370 different models available worldwide, growing 40% year-on-year. Automakers accounting for 90% of all global auto sales have announced intentions to increase this number even more →
Carbon capture, utilisation & storage (CCUS) can play a vital role in reaching energy & climate goals. Explore emissions sources, potential carbon storage sites and CCUS projects in our interactive maps of the US, Europe & China 👉
Our Sustainable Recovery Plan, released last year, called for $1 trillion of clean energy spending globally in recovery plans But our new Sustainable Recovery Tracker shows that current government plans account for only 35% of recommended investment ➡️
Explore the latest energy & emissions trends 👇
Reductions in greenhouse gas emissions resulting from EVs will multiply as power generation decarbonises. Under current policy settings, the global EV fleet could cut emissions by more than one-third by 2030, compared to an equivalent ICE vehicle fleet:
Our recent special report sets out a series of actions to drive a huge surge in clean energy investment in emerging & developing economies. Read more on our priority actions for governments, financial institutions, investors & companies 👉
Addressing emerging energy security challenges will be critical in the transition to net zero. Our #NetZero2050Roadmap urges governments to proactively plan for risks related to oil market concentration, critical minerals & electricity systems →
Clean energy projects in emerging & developing economies can face many obstacles, such as increased cost of capital. Our new analysis shows that these economies face debt & equity costs up to 7 times higher than in the US or Europe 👉
Our new Sustainable Recovery Tracker shows that all the key sectors highlighted in our Sustainable Recovery Plan are receiving inadequate attention from policy makers. Read more on which sectors have received the most recovery spending to date ➡️
As the major source of global emissions, the energy sector holds the key to responding to the world’s climate challenge. Our #NetZero2050Roadmap sets out what needs to happen to build a cleaner, better future for all →
The path to net zero will require an immediate & massive deployment of all available clean & efficient energy technologies. Our #NetZero2050Roadmap calls for annual additions of solar & wind to reach 4 times last year's record by 2030 ➡️
Investment in electricity grids in Southeast Asia will be critical to improve renewables integration and meet the region's energy security, access & sustainability goals. Read more in this commentary from IEA analysts @larboleya & Randi Kristiansen ➡️
Though recovery plans have helped boost clean energy investment, stark geographic disparities in spending are appearing. Sustainable recovery spending is much lower in emerging & developing economies, where clean energy investment is needed most. More 👉
Carbon storage can play a key role in successful clean energy transitions by enabling deep emissions reductions and the removal of carbon from the atmosphere. This commentary explores the role CO2 storage can play on the path to net zero →
🗣 “Fostering employment and protecting communities can be a core design element of clean energy transition plans" Read more in our latest commentary from@Laura_Cozzi__ &@BrianRMotherwayy ➡️
Nearly $380 billion of government spending is being directed to energy-related sustainable recovery measures. About 2/3rds of this will be administered by 2023, while almost all remaining committed spending will be deployed by 2030 ➡️
Global CO2 emissions are heading for their second-biggest increase in history. Driven by a strong rebound in demand for coal in electricity generation, energy-related emissions are set to rise by 1.5 billion tonnes in 2021. More in this report →
Moving the world towards net zero by 2050 requires strong policy actions from governments – working together to tackle challenges that span regions. Without greater international cooperation, the pathway to net zero could be delayed by several decades 👉
The latest energy investment data shows that spending by some global oil & gas companies is starting to diversify. Last year, only around 1% of the industry's investment went to clean energy, but recent trends suggest this may rise to 4% in 2021 ➡️
Our #NetZero2050Roadmap offers a pathway in line with 1.5˚C for the transformation of the 🌏 energy system. Explore the report ➡️ Read the press release ➡️ Download the data for free ➡️
The world's fuel cell electric vehicle stock climbed by 40% in 2020. Korea led global deployment, accounting for half of this increase. To support the growing fleet, 🇰🇷 built 18 new hydrogen refuelling stations nationwide
The Weather for Energy Tracker from IEA & CMCC showcases weather-related data that's vital for understanding & analysing the energy sector. With 50+ variables & billions of freely downloadable data points over 20 years, there's lots to explore! ➡️
Spending on energy efficiency improvements is set to rise nearly 10% in 2021 Growth is heavily concentrated in areas with clear policies, like the buildings sector in Europe. Far bigger efforts are needed globally & in sectors like transport & industry 👉
Reliable energy statistics are at the heart of @IEA’s work. We’re proud to offer unparalleled energy data, covering all fuels, all countries, all technologies & much more for free online. Explore it now ⬇️
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🗣 “Fostering employment and protecting communities can be a core design element of clean energy transition plans" Read more in our latest commentary from@Laura_Cozzi__ &@BrianRMotherwayy ➡️
Carbon capture, utilisation & storage (CCUS) can play a vital role in reaching energy & climate goals. Explore emissions sources, potential carbon storage sites and CCUS projects in our brand new interactive maps of the US, Europe & China ➡️
Our #NetZero2050Roadmap leads to a global energy system in 2050 dominated by clean energy. Nearly 90% of global electricity generation in 2050 comes from renewable sources, with solar PV ☀️ & wind 💨 together accounting for nearly 70% →
Governments have deployed huge amounts of fiscal support through the Covid crisis aimed at stabilising & rebuilding their economies. But only 2% of this spending is going to clean energy measures, well short of what is needed to reach 🌍 climate goals →
🗣 “Electric vehicles have an indispensable role to play in reaching net-zero emissions worldwide. Current sales trends are very encouraging, but our shared climate & energy goals call for even faster market uptake.” @fbiroll on the latest EV trends ➡️
After falling by about 1% last year due to the impacts of #Covid19, global electricity demand is set to rebound strongly in 2021 & 2022. Most of this growth is expected to come from the Asia Pacific region, with 🇨🇳 & 🇮🇳 driving demand. Read
🗣 ”Recent extreme weather events across the globe highlight the energy security risks that climate change brings.” In his new article,@fbiroll highlights actions needed to make electricity systems around the world more resilient �
Last year, Europe overtook China in terms of electric car sales for the 1st time, with registrations soaring to 1.4 million, compared with 1.2 million in China It's too early to say if this is a lasting shift: China’s market has started 2021 strongly →
Clean energy transitions must be for and about people. The Global Commission for People-Centred Clean Energy Transitions, convened by @IEA, brings together global leaders to ensure the shift to clean energy leaves no one behind ➡️
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🗣 “Our Net Zero Roadmap is designed to inform policy makers so they understand the implications of their actions – & of their inaction.” In this article,@fbiroll discusses IEA's work - past & present - to move the 🌍 towards a sustainable future ⬇
Despite the economic downturn brought about by #Covid19, electric cars registrations in major markets like China & Europe increased in 2020. Registrations in Europe more than doubled to 1.4 million, compared with 1.2 million in China 👉
Efforts to reduce methane emissions have often been held back by a lack of reliable data. The increasing availability of satellite data can mark a turning point for transparency & understanding of methane leaks. Explore the data in our Methane Tracker:
🗣 “Much greater resources have to be mobilised & directed to clean energy technologies to put the world on track to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.” @fbiroll on the latest energy investment trends. More in our new report →
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