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12 November 2014, Die Welt

Energy Agency warns about risk on the world market. In its annual report the International Energy Agency calls not to underestimate the risks for the global energy supply. Falling oil prices threaten urgently necessary investments.

12 November 2014, Bloomberg

Nuclear power is needed to help reduce global fossil-fuel emissions that are set to reach limits advocated by scientists by 2040, according to the International Energy Agency.

12 November 2014, Fuldainfo

The International Energy Agency (IEA) warns of the enormous costs of the decommissioning of nuclear power plants. "Nearly 200 reactors will be decommissioned by 2040," predicts the Paris-based organization in its new World Energy Outlook, which will be presented on Wednesday in London and from the quotes the "Süddeutsche Zeitung". Currently running 434 facilities worldwide. The estimated cost of dismantling the organization during this period worldwide "more than $ 100 billion". Because of the limited experience in the decontamination of such equipment, however, remained significant uncertainties regarding the costs concludes the IEA.

12 November 2014, TAZ

The worst is yet to come. More than 200 reactors will be taken off the grid by 2040 predicts the International Energy Agency. The decommissioning costs more than €100 billion.

12 November 2014, Wall Street Journal

The International Energy Agency (IEA) sees the low oil prices not only a blessing, but also a threat to investments in new production facilities. Under investment would increase dependency from the oil wells in the Middle East, said IEA chief economist Fatih Birol at the presentation of the World Energy Outlook 2014.

12 November 2014, Kurier

The falling oil prices, despite the conflicts in the Middle East covering the growing risks to the long-term security of energy supply in the world, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns in "World Energy Outlook 2014", which was presented on Wednesday in London.

12 November 2014, Spiegel

IEA forecast: Decommissioning of nuclear power plants could cost $ 100 billion. Around 200 nuclear reactors are to be shut down in the next ten years. The International Energy Agency expects a huge cost.

13 November 2014, Nikkei

Such developing countries as China and India will lead a projected 60% increase in worldwide nuclear power generation capacity through 2040, while costs to decommission aging reactors in advanced nations will soar, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday in its World Energy Outlook report. Capacity will jump from 392 gigawatts in 2013 to 624GW in 2040. New plants will add 380GW, and retirements will subtract 148GW. Most of the new capacity will be in developing nations, with well over 100GW in China alone. The atom's share of the global electric power generation mix will expand just 1 point, though, to 12%.

12 November 2014, Mainichi

In the next 25 years, about 200 nuclear power plants will go offline world, says the International Energy Agency. The IEA warns of huge costs for the dismantling of old power plants. … "We will see a substantial increase in the decommissioning of nuclear power plants," said Fatih Birol, the chief economist of the IEA. … "We are not well prepared for this," warned Birol.

12 November 2014, Toronto Sun

The surprise climate deal between U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping is nothing more than hot air. It’s a public relations victory for the leaders of the world’s two biggest greenhouse gas emitters (China is number one, the U.S. number two), but nothing else. In theory, it’s a boost to efforts by the United Nations to reach a global agreement to reduce emissions in Paris a year from now, but practically speaking it does nothing to lower emissions. This negotiated-in-secret deal is merely a statement of aspirational goals by the U.S. and China.