The deal sealed at the recent Durban climate change talks to develop a legally binding climate agreement holds much promise, but more immediate policy action and collaboration is crucial to ensure the sustainable growth of the energy sector.
Global market trends point to coal consumption continuing to rise, with the exception of the US. Driven by low prices, the new IEA report predicts that coal will come close to surpassing oil as the world's top energy source--much of it driven by growing demand in China and India.
By IEEJ Chairman & CEO Masakazu Toyoda | 8 February 2013
With 2012 behind us, IEEJ Chairman Masakazu Toyoda gives his prediction of what 2013 holds in store for the energy landscape.
By EMA staff | 15 January 2013
IEA acknowledges the significance of coal in the global energy mix, but stresses that a roadmap is needed to move towards more efficient usage of the fuel.
At the 5th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) held in Abu Dhabi this week, Minister S Iswaran announced that Singapore is seeking membership in IRENA, and shared the city-state's ongoing part in the global clean energy economy.