IEA calls for ‘dramatic’ scale up of clean energy to hit climate goals


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A “dramatic” scaling up of clean energy technologies will be required if the world is to reach its climate and energy goals, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

In a report published on Thursday, the Paris-based body said that while calls to cut greenhouse gas emissions were “growing louder every year,” emissions were still at levels it described as being “unsustainably high.”

“Global CO2 emissions are set to fall in 2020 because of the Covid-19 crisis, but without structural changes to the energy system, this decline will be only temporary,” the IEA added.

The Energy Technology Perspectives 2020 report explained that solely focusing on…


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