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Paris climate pledges extend carbon budget by …. 8 months

Paris climate pledges extend carbon budget by …. 8 months

Key IEA report says climate pledges have so far fallen short, extending carbon budget by just 8 months. It has key message for Australia: coal consumption must peak before 2020, Australia’s inefficient coal fleet must be phased out, and wind and solar will underpin new investment to meet climate targets.

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7 cleantech ideas & developments that are bringing us a low-carbon economy

7 cleantech ideas & developments that are bringing us a low-carbon economy

7 of the “ideas and developments” that have already helped these cleantech solutions break through big barriers, and/or will help them get to the next stage.

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Solar, wind power aid unprecedented halt in global emissions

Solar, wind power aid unprecedented halt in global emissions

For first time, the rise in global greenhouse gas emissions has stopped, even as economic growth continues. The IEA credits the impact of solar and wind energy, and hydro. Others say it increases chances of a climate deal in Paris, as people understand a solution is at hand.

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Five take-home messages from the IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2014

Five take-home messages from the IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2014

IEA presented its World Energy Outlook for 2014. For the first time ever, it looked ahead as far as 2040 painting a sobering picture.

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Only solar PV is exceeding expectations for clean energy

Only solar PV is exceeding expectations for clean energy

IEA estimates on costs of solar PV are getting more realistic, but they still overplay investment costs.

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Is 3,000 MW of new Nigeria solar power a model to end energy poverty?

Is 3,000 MW of new Nigeria solar power a model to end energy poverty?

Nigeria has signed a series of agreements to develop and operate 3,000 MW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic power plants over the next five years.

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Will IEA and governments be the last to discover solar PV revolution?

Will IEA and governments be the last to discover solar PV revolution?

The IEA grossly overstates the cost of solar PV, and underestimates its deployment. And it’s having an impact on government policy making.

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Seven takeaways for Warsaw climate talks from new IEA report

Seven takeaways for Warsaw climate talks from new IEA report

Despite a lack of optimism in Warsaw, IEA report shows we can still cut our emissions sharply, but only by making serious policy decisions now.

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IEA says FiTs not a subsidy - but tax credits are

IEA says FiTs not a subsidy – but tax credits are

The IEA says feed-in tariffs are the principal driving force in the worldwide development of solar PV, but it does not describe them as a subsidy.

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'Hidden fuel' worth hundreds of billions: IEA's new energy focus

‘Hidden fuel’ worth hundreds of billions: IEA’s new energy focus

Could the most obvious future energy choice be the fuel we don’t use? The IEA’s inaugural Energy Efficiency Market Report reveals a market with investment levels on par with fossil fuels and renewables, and begs the question: should energy efficiency be considered the world’s ‘hidden fuel’ or ‘first fuel’?

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Renewable energy to trump gas globally by 2016

Renewable energy to trump gas globally by 2016

IEA report predicts power generation from renewable sources will exceed natural gas and be twice the contribution from nuclear globally in just three years.