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IEA says renewable energy set to boom

IEA says renewable energy set to boom

Crikey July 9, 2012 29 Comments

The IEA says renewable energy deployment to accelerate despite economic downturn. And it notes solar PV is increasingly competitive, even for miners. Giles Parkinson of RenewEconomy reports.

Why it’s time to radically reform our energy system

Why it’s time to radically reform our energy system

Crikey June 13, 2012 2 Comments

The International Energy Agency has made a dramatic call for governments to end their policy inertia and push towards a radical transformation of the global energy network. Giles Parkinson of RenewEconomy reports.

Almost a leadership challenge story

Almost a leadership challenge story

Richard Farmer April 27, 2012

I've been watching and waiting for the first Prime Ministerial leadership challenge story of autumn and nearly found it this morning

The dirty topic of peak oil: get ready to reduce your reliance

The dirty topic of peak oil: get ready to reduce your reliance

Crikey September 2, 2010 9 Comments

Wouldn’t it be funny if we spent so long arguing about what to do about climate change that we ran out of cheap oil first? It is not beyond the realms of possibility, writes Dr David Ingles.

China overtakes US in energy consumption

China overtakes US in energy consumption

Crikey July 21, 2010

New data released this week from the International Energy Agency claims China is now officially the world's greatest polluter. Unhappy with its new mantle, the Chinese government quickly cast doubt on the IEA's findings.