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World Energy Outlook

12 November 2014, Le Figaro

Policies in place to reduce CO2 emissions are insufficient to limit global warming to 2 degrees, warned Wednesday the International Energy Agency (IEA), which confirms its forecast of an increase in long-term temperatures to 3.6 degrees and calls for urgent action. While reducing emissions of greenhouse involves the use of low-carbon sources, as renewable energy sources, fossil fuel subsidies have reached $ 550 billion in 2013, four times more than in favour of renewables, such as solar and wind power, the IEA pointed.

12 November 2014, Liberation

The world will consume much more energy in 2040, but the growth in demand will settle as a result of higher prices and greater energy efficiency, in a context of increased concern over oil supply, predicted Wednesday the International Energy Agency. The geography of demand will also move with the economic development of emerging countries. Consumption will stagnate in most European countries, Japan, South Korea and North America, while it will increase in the rest of Asia - which will represent 60% of global demand - Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

12 November 2014, Le Monde

Emissions of greenhouse gases will continue to rise, and the temperature on earth will increase by an average of 3.6 degrees by the end of the century. A catastrophic scenario. Rising temperatures considered are indeed much higher than the international target of limiting global warming to 2 degrees. Above this threshold, extreme weather events are likely to increase, and sea level rise threatens to dangerously. "This target of 2 degrees requires urgent action to bring the energy system on a more secure path," write the IEA experts. An alert message, while international negotiations on climate change are underway in the hope of reaching an agreement at the UN conference in Paris in December 2015.

12 November 2014, The Guardian

The International Energy Agency has warned that the current slump in oil prices will hold back investment and could create shortages in the future as overall energy demand is forecast to grow by 37% in the next 25 years.

12 November 2014, Nikkei

Nuclear capacity grows by 60% to 324 GW in 2040 from 392 GW in 2013, led by emerging economies such as China and India. 200 reactors (mainly in developed countries) out of the 434 operational at the end of 2013 are retired in the projection period and the cost of decommission is estimated at more than $100 billion. Capacity of 380 GW is newly built and 148 GW is retired. The growth is concentrated in emerging economies and China alone increases by 100GW. The nuclear’s share in the world power increases to 12% in 2040, only 1 percentage point up from today.

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.