Two days later on 18 November, Fatih Birol presented WEO-2016 at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. On 21 November it was the turn of the Friends of Europe in Brussels to host Dr Birol’s presentation. Birol’s journal continued then to Japan and many other nations. WEO-2016 is a weighty tome and there are few such books that receive this degree of attention. An invitation made it possible for me to participate in the Brussels meeting. I also had the opportunity to download the tome-like WEO-2016 report that, according to Birol, is focussed on renewable energy. The report’s subtitle, ”Energy-Mix for the Post-COP21 World” indicates that the Paris climate treaty is a central theme. I prepared for the Brussels meeting by studying in detail Chapter 3 of the report, […]

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