Energy efficiency alone could deliver global emissions peak and slash bills by $500bn, IEA predicts

Michael Holder
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Energy efficiency alone could deliver global emissions peak and slash bills by $500bn, IEA predicts

Energy efficiency could prove a climate saviour according to the IEA, and yet the policy action needed to help realise huge savings is weakening

A global energy efficiency drive could single-handedly deliver a sustained fall in greenhouse gas emissions even as the world's economy doubles between now and 2040. That is the uplifting scenario outlined...

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