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The IEA and ASEAN: “Key strategic partners” in pursuit of Southeast Asia’s energy goals

Dr Fatih Birol, the IEA’s Executive Director, took part in the 37th ASEAN Ministers of Energy Meeting (AMEM) in Bangkok on 4 September. Dr Birol gave the opening presentation of the AMEM, discussing with Ministers the energy challenges facing ASEAN, as set out in the IEA’s forthcoming 2019 Southeast Asia Energy Outlook, and presenting

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IEA launches new tool for tracking oil and gas-related methane emissions worldwide

The International Energy Agency has launched a new online tool that tracks oil and gas-related sources of methane, a major and often overlooked greenhouse gas. The new “methane tracker” offers the most comprehensive global picture of methane emissions, covering eight industry areas across more than seventy countries. This new and unique tool provides

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WBCSD and BluSmart announce an all-electric ride hailing demonstration service in Delhi

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), together with BluSmart, today announced an all-electric ride hailing demonstration service in Delhi. Beginning in June 2019 at key locations around Delhi, the app-based ride-hailing service aims to demonstrate the practicality and efficiency of switching mass transit users from vehicles with internal combustion

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How ‘solar skins’ can decarbonise Europe’s cities and create new jobs

SolarPower Europe and ETIP PV have launched a report outlining how building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) technologies, so-called ‘solar skins’, can decarbonise Europe’s building stock, accelerate the clean energy transition in European cities and bring about new jobs. The new report ‘Solar Skins: An opportunity for greener cities‘ demonstrates how local authorities

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Wind energy is more important than ever to power economic development and achieve global climate action goals

There is now more than 591GW of wind power capacity installed globally in 91 countries, with continued growth predicted as wind power is quickly becoming one of the cheapest energy sources availableWind power is contributing to global development and climate goals by creating jobs, decreasing carbon emissions, stimulating local investment

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World Green Building Council to shine a light on building lifecycle as campaign focus for World Green Building Week 2019

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) will use the 10th annual World Green Building Week (23-29 September 2019) to focus on end-to-end carbon emissions created across the building and construction industry, highlighting the need for the sustainable production, design, build, use, deconstruction and reuse of buildings and their materials. Today, buildings and construction

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Falling Renewable Power Costs Open Door to Greater Climate Ambition

Renewable power is the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world already today, the latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows. The report contributes to the international discussion on raising climate action worldwide, ahead of Abu Dhabi’s global preparatory meeting for the United Nations Climate

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