The IEA warns that goals to reduce emissions are too low

The previous week the International Energy Agency warned that the peak of non-Opec oil production will happen in 2010. A “whistleblower” inside the organization also warned that the official statements from the agency on the ability to increase global production overall are too optimistic.

In a statement of the 14th of November the IEA states that governments need to reduce carbon emissions faster than have previously been planned. The recommendation is reminiscent of the message of “Global Energy Transformation.”:

“Putting the world on to a 450 ppm trajectory requires a deep and rapid transformation of the way we produce and consume energy, and a similar transformation of industrial processes and agricultural and forestry practices,” the IEA said. “Innovation would be required across all sectors.”

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