We recently attended Fatih Birol’s presentation in advance of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) first publication of the Global Energy and CO₂ Status Report. Their flagship publication, World Energy Outlook, was published in November 2017. As the IEA’s director and a leading energy expert Birol’s talk was illuminating, particularly as the international energy landscape is becoming an increasingly critical issue for us all. It seems we don’t just need more energy to power a growing world population, but we also need considerably more power behind the movement for energy reform and to meet the ambitions of the Paris Agreement. Here are our top 10 takeaways ON THE OUTLOOK FOR WORLD ENERGY 1. We’re going to need a lot more energy On our current path we will need 30% more energy by 2040 to meet demand. One-third of this will come from India and the IEA estimate that […]