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The lack of sufficient green spending means that global emissions could go past their 2018 peak as soon as 2023, said IEA.(AP | Representational image)

Covid-19 recovery to push emissions to all-time high, says IEA

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2021 02:38 PM IST
The energy watchdog also lamented the extremely low spending on clean energy by various governments across the world. The IEA said that the amount in this quarter just 2% of their total stimulus funds in response to Covid-19.
Oil prices have rebounded to a two-year high above $70 a barrel as motorists take to the roads and economic activity picks up with the easing of lockdowns.(Reuters)
Oil prices have rebounded to a two-year high above $70 a barrel as motorists take to the roads and economic activity picks up with the easing of lockdowns.(Reuters)

Global oil demand to hit pre-pandemic level next year, IEA says

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 05:19 PM IST
World consumption will once again reach 100 million barrels a day in the second half of 2022 as developed economies bring the virus under control, IEA said.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Power Secretary Sanjiv Nandan Sahai and IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Power Secretary Sanjiv Nandan Sahai and IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol.

India inks MoU with IEA for global energy security, sustainability

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 07:10 PM IST
The IEA Secretariat will be responsible for implementation of the cooperative activities in India and for facilitating discussion between the IEA members and India to further develop the strategic partnership.
Brent crude was down 10 cents, or 0.2%, to $45.33 a barrel by 1348 GMT, and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) was up 1 cent, or less than 0.1%, at $42.68 a barrel.(Reuters)
Brent crude was down 10 cents, or 0.2%, to $45.33 a barrel by 1348 GMT, and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) was up 1 cent, or less than 0.1%, at $42.68 a barrel.(Reuters)

Oil steady after IEA lowers demand forecast, US stocks fall

Reuters | By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 09:45 PM IST
The International Energy Agency cut its 2020 oil demand forecast on Thursday and said reduced air travel because of the Covid-19 pandemic would lower global oil consumption this year by 8.1 million barrels per day (bpd).
Smoke streams from the chimneys of a coal-fired power station.(AP file photo)
Smoke streams from the chimneys of a coal-fired power station.(AP file photo)

CO2 emissions soar as key nations turn back on green goals

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2019 07:31 AM IST
Global energy-related carbon emissions rose to a record high last year as energy demand and coal use increased, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday in a report that identified the United States, China and India as being the countries that accounted for 75% of the increase.
Coal miners pose with the last piece of black coal at at the Prosper Haniel colliery on December 21, 2018, in Bottrop, Germany(AFP)
Coal miners pose with the last piece of black coal at at the Prosper Haniel colliery on December 21, 2018, in Bottrop, Germany(AFP)

The closure of Germany’s last mine doesn’t mean the end of coal

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 09:05 AM IST
The International Energy Agency forecasts that coal will remain among the largest single sources of electricity generation for another 30 years, with it currently accountable for 41% of global generation and 29% of all primary energy demand.
A woman cooks food using firewood inside her house using the LED lamp as only light source at Kraska village of more than 75 households have zero electricity connections and mostly depend on 700mWatt Solar powered LED lights.(Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg)
A woman cooks food using firewood inside her house using the LED lamp as only light source at Kraska village of more than 75 households have zero electricity connections and mostly depend on 700mWatt Solar powered LED lights.(Anindito Mukherjee/Bloomberg)

Modi govt set to meet electrification target, but millions still in darkness

Bloomberg | By Rajesh Kumar Singh and Saket Sundria
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 02:18 PM IST
The government deems a village “electrified” if 10% of its households, as well as public places such as schools and health centres, are connected. As of Thursday, less than 8% of the newly electrified villages had all homes electrified.
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