World needs ‘laser-like focus’ on emissions cuts - IEA chief

Governments, investors, companies and “everyone else who is committed to tackling climate change” need urgently to form a grand coalition to cut greenhouse gas emissions, according to Fatih Birol, director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), in a stark warning about current climate policies.

by Robert Hodgson
Oil rig at dusk: under the central IEA scenario, oil demand will start to decline from the mid 2020s (Image: Nico Franz / Pixabay)
Oil rig at dusk: under the central IEA scenario, oil demand will start to decline from the mid 2020s (Image: Nico Franz / Pixabay)

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