Putting clean energy stimulus at the heart of IEA analysis?

March 26, 2020By David TongBlog Post, Energy Transitions & Futures No Comments

People all over the world are facing unprecedented crises from COVID-19. These tragic impacts will be the deepest in the world’s most vulnerable communities, regions and countries. IEA director Dr. Fatih Birol has urged governments worldwide to place clean energy at the heart of stimulus. Here Dr. Birol is right – but making this clean energy call count with real ambition is critical if the IEA wants to shake its reputation as a shill for the fossil fuel sector.  

IEA scenarios may not stand the test of climate litigation: Dutch Supreme Court ruling (Shell should pay attention)

January 22, 2020By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Energy Transitions & Futures, Featured, News, Stop Funding Fossils

By Laurie van der Burg As the climate crisis wreaks havoc across the globe and we enter a decade that will make or break our ability to limit warming to 1.5°C, Big Oil continues to use the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) dangerous scenarios to justify major new investments in oil and gas, including in court. … Read More