G-7 calls for energy investment amid grim industry outlook

National May 3, 2016

G-7 calls for energy investment amid grim industry outlook

The Group of Seven energy ministers have agreed that more investment is needed to lift energy output, but the outlook for boosting production remains tough. Energy companies still find it difficult to ramp up investment with no clear sign of a turnaround in the oil ...

IEA chief calls Japan's 22% nuclear energy policy 'realistic'

National Sep 3, 2015

IEA chief calls Japan's 22% nuclear energy policy 'realistic'

by Sohei Ide

Fatih Birol, newly installed executive director of the Paris-based International Energy Agency, has said the nation's energy policy following the Fukushima meltdowns provides a "realistic and balanced outlook," underscoring the importance of continued use of nuclear power in the country. In its future energy mix, ...

Environment Jun 12, 2013

Planet on course for 5 C warming at current rate

Global emissions of carbon dioxide from energy use rose 1.4 percent to 31.6 gigatons in 2012, setting a record and putting the planet on course for temperature increases well above international climate goals, the International Energy Agency said in a report issued Monday. The agency ...