The world needs a grand coalition to tackle climate change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency More than 40 years after the International Energy Agency (IEA) published the first edition of the World Energy Outlook (WEO), the report’s overarching aim remains the same – to deepen our […]

1.1 billion people still lack electricity. This could be the solution

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Hannah Daly, Energy Modeller, International Energy Agency Achieving universal access to electricity is essential for solving many global development challenges. Decentralized renewable energy technologies have emerged as a viable solution. Small, clean energy utilities called mini-grids are a […]

Clean energy will do to gas what gas has done to coal

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jules Kortenhorst, CEO, Rocky Mountain Institute and Mark Dyson,Principal, Rocky Mountain Institute Around the world, an emerging “rush to gas” – a glut of investment in new natural gas-fired power plants and associated delivery infrastructure – threatens to […]

This forgotten element could be the key to our green energy future. Here’s why

This article is brought to you based on the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jane Burston, Managing Director, Clean Air Fund We need to scale up existing low-carbon technologies at a much faster rate – otherwise population growth will continue to outpace investment in renewables, and fossil fuels will continue to […]