18th June 2015
Renewables could become the leading source of electricity by 2030 if countries follow the energy commitments they have made in advance of an international climate change meeting, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a report on Energy and Climate Change.
The energy sector must play a critical role if efforts to reduce emissions are to succeed, the IEA said.
World greenhouse-gas emissions from energy production and use are double the level of all other sources combined, meaning that action to combat climate change must come first and foremost from the energy sector, the agency said.
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