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Global energy panel calls for investment in clean energy


September 4th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The International Energy Agency (IEA) Tuesday urged all countries to invest in clean energy for a low-carbon future.IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven said ... Read more...

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Oil prices slide


March 30th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 30 (IANS) Crude oil prices plunged Thursday amid rising expectations that the US and Europe will release strategic reserves.Following the US and Britain, France said Wednesday that ... Read more...

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US stocks fall amid Greece uncertainties (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 11 (IANS) US stocks closed lower Friday as uncertainties about the Greek debt crisis and poor economic data weighed the market.The Dow Jones industrial average lost 89.23 ... Read more...

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Fossil fuel dependence will limit global food output


December 12th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 12 (IANS) Agriculture can keep pace with the ever growing global demand for food only by reducing its dependence on fossil fuels, warns a UN Food and ... Read more...

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Both binding, voluntary cuts must for global climate deal: UNEP


December 6th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) With the debate between rich and poor countries in Durban stuck on legally binding emission cuts versus voluntary measures, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Tuesday ... Read more...

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Renewable energy technologies can address climate change


November 30th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Renewable energy technologies (RETs) can help address the challenges of international energy poverty and climate change, a study by a UN agency said."RETs can complement ... Read more...

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‘Coal to become top fuel by 2035′


November 9th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Coal will overtake oil as the largest fuel in the global energy mix by 2035, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said here Wednesday.Coal has met almost ... Read more...

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Iran finds major helium reserve


October 1st, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 1 (IANS) Iran has discovered a major helium reserve, an estimated 10 billion cubic meters of gas, in the southern part of the country, the official media reported ... Read more...

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Iran finds new gas field


August 9th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 9 (IANS) Iran has discovered a new gas field containing about 495 billion cubic meters of natural gas worth $133 billion in the southern part of the country.The ... Read more...

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Global body sees rise in natural gas use by 2035


June 7th, 2011 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 7 (IANS) Consumption of natural gas across the globe will rise by more than 50 percent from the 2010 levels by the year 2035, the International Energy Agency ... Read more...

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Global CO2 emissions reach record high in 2010: IEA


May 31st, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 31 (IANS) Energy-related carbon-dioxide (CO2) emission reached a record high in 2010, up by five percent from the last record in 2008, the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) ... Read more...

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Sensex climbs 434 points; capital goods, auto stocks surge


April 13th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets surged over two percent Wednesday, led by strong buying support in capital goods, auto, IT and banking scrips, ... Read more...

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India-Australia workshop on energy efficiency


April 11th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11(ANI): A workshop on energy efficiency is being organized by the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) here.The workshop, ... Read more...

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WiliLeaks cables state Saudi oil reserves may be overstated by almost 40 percent


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.10 (ANI): Leaked American diplomatic cables released by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks have revealed that the United States fears that Saudi Arabia, the world's largest crude oil exporter, may ... Read more...

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Energy use limits global economic growth: Study


January 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new study has found that energy use has a direct impact on economic activity.Researchers have concluded that an "enormous" increase in energy supply will be required to ... Read more...

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Global temperatures set to rise 3.5 degrees C. by 2035: International Energy Agency


November 12th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.12 (ANI): Global temperatures are expected to rise 3.5 degrees C. over the next 25 years, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said, suggesting that governments worldwide are failing to honor ... Read more...

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US should support India’s pursuit for UNSC permanent seat, says McCain


November 6th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.6 (ANI): United States' Republican Party has stated that America should fully back India's pursuit for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).Senior Republican Senator John McCain has ... Read more...

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India needs to shift from coal to other sources of energy: IEA


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India will need investment of $4.5 trillion in the energy sector to cut carbon emissions as part of a global initiative to reduce global warming by 2050, ... Read more...

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‘Impact of nuclear liability bill unknown’


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's move to bring in supplier liability could have an impact on its nuclear programme but the actual outcome is still unknown, an official of the International ... Read more...

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Americans use less energy due to recession


August 26th, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) American citizens are using less energy and making more use of renewable energy resources due to the economic recession and technological advances, a national laboratory report has ... Read more...

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China dismisses IEA analysis of being world’s top energy user


July 20th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): A Chinese energy official on Tuesday rejected a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) saying China had surpassed the United States to become the world's biggest ... Read more...

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IEA says China has overtaken US as world’s largest energy user


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): The International Energy Agency (IEA) has declared China to be the world's largest energy user.According to the Financial Times, China's rise to the top ranking has been faster ... Read more...

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Membrane to cut carbon dioxide emission from coal power units


June 17th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 17 (IANS) High-tech cling wraps that filter out carbon dioxide (CO2) from waste gases can help save the world, says the researcher who developed the technology. The membranes can be fitted ... Read more...

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World’s oil reserves exaggerated by 33 percent: Former UK Govt. adviser


March 23rd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23(ANI): Britain's former Chief Scientific Adviser, David King, has said that the world's oil reserves have been exaggerated by about 33 percent.King and a research team from Oxford University said ... Read more...

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World’s top polluters (To go with Stronger India goes to climate summit)


December 6th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 6 (IANS) The world's top 15 polluters, ranked by their absolute and per-capita greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, according to the International Energy Agency: Absolute emissions (carbon dioxide equivalent -- million tonnes ... Read more...

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China can achieve climate target if its implements major societal reforms


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 2 (ANI): Environment experts have suggested that if China is to achieve its climate target of cutting carbon emissions per unit of gross domestic product (GDP) by 40-45 percent from ... Read more...

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Global energy use to fall in 2009, says report


November 11th, 2009 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) The global energy use will fall this year for the first time since 1981 due to the financial crisis, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its latest ... Read more...

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World is running out of oil quicker than thought


November 10th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 10 (ANI): The world is running out of oil quicker than it was being claimed by the International Energy Agency (IEA), which has been underplaying an alarming shortage due the ... Read more...

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India signs accord with International Energy Agency


October 26th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The petroleum and natural gas ministry's in-house planning cell has signed an agreement with the International Energy Agency for cooperation in oil and gas sector. According to a ... Read more...

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India saved 10.7 billion kilowatt of power, says Shinde


October 15th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday said India has been able to save at least 10 billion kilowatt hours by evolving a sustainable energy efficiency programme. "We have been able ... Read more...

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Economic crisis has given the world a second chance


October 6th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bangkok, Oct 6 (IANS) By 2020, India must reduce its energy use by 16 percent from a business as usual (BAU) scenario if global warming is to be kept within ... Read more...

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Recession to bring biggest annual fall in CO2 emissions in 40 years


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 22 (ANI): The worldwide recession might have sent the financial markets in a tizzy, but reports indicate that it is also likely to bring the biggest annual fall in the ... Read more...

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N-power the new green fuel, says PM’s scientific adviser


August 13th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) India's per capita electricity consumption has to go up eight times for Indians to have the same quality of life as Americans and Japanese, and for this ... Read more...

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Energy group sees rising world oil demand, production


August 12th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 12 (DPA) Amid signs of a world economy now righting itself, the International Energy Agency (IEA) Wednesday raised its projections for world oil demand and output this year and in ... Read more...

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Dwindling oil supplies may herald catastrophic energy crunch


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 3 (ANI): A leading energy economist has warned that the world is heading for a catastrophic energy crunch that could cripple a global economic recovery because most of the major ... Read more...

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