When it comes to making decisions on expensive and complex energy infrastructure, investors, governments, and companies look decades into the future. Unfortunately for action on climate change, the IEA’s World Energy Outlook has a strong status quo bias.
Today’s release of the World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2018 marked another missed opportunity for the International Energy Agency (IEA) to provide a roadmap to Paris success.
How the IEA Guides Energy Decisions Towards Fossil Fuel Dependence and Climate Change
How the International Energy Agency Guides Energy Decisions towards Fossil Fuel Dependence and Climate Change
The IEA is steering the energy system towards catastrophic levels of warming. It continues to promote an energy future headed for around 3 degrees of warming, and acts as if the Paris Agreement never happened