IEA warns of 4.3C temperature jump from climate change

The International Energy Agency on Monday warned temperatures could jump by as much as 4.3 degrees Celsius by the end of the century and urged countries to improve their pledges on reducing emissions.

G20 mulls overhaul of global energy market: Report

An overhaul of the global energy market could be a surprise outcome of the G20 summit with plans for a new agency to protect against oil and gas supplies being used as foreign policy tools, a report said Saturday.

48 trillion USD needed by 2035 to meet global energy needs: IEA

More than 48 trillion USD must be invested by 2035 to meet global energy needs as current technologies go offline and demand rises in emerging nations, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a report launched here on Tuesday.

Africa needs $300 bn in power investments: IEA

The International Energy Agency (IEA) says sub-Saharan Africa needs $300 billion in investments to achieve universal access to electricity by 2030.

World set to exceed global warming limit: IEA

The Paris-based agency urged governments to act, saying the 2C target could still be met with little economic pain.

Use of nuclear power prevents deaths, GHG emissions: Study

The use of nuclear power has led to prevention of 1.84 million air pollution-related deaths globally and has also prevented the release of 64 billion tons of greenhouse gases.

More decisive action needed on clean energy: Ministers

The clamour for more decisive action on clean energy grew louder at the fourth energy ministers meet here with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking developed nations to take a larger role in reducing carbon footprint.

Impact of nuclear liability bill unknown: IEA

India`s move to bring in supplier liability could have an impact on its nuclear programme but the actual outcome is still unknown, an official of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.

IEA official warns of shrinking oil supplies: Report

A disastrous energy crunch is looming because most of the major oil fields in the world have passed their peak production, a leading economist warned Monday.