energy report

Global Energy and CO2 Status Report

Global energy demand rose by 2.1% in 2017, more than twice the previous year’s rate, boosted by strong global economic growth, with oil, gas and coal meeting most of the increase in demand for energy, and renewables seeing impressive gains. Over 70% of global energy demand growth was met by oil, natural gas and coal,…

China Renewable Energy

China in 2017 Continued to Position Itself for Global Clean Energy Dominance

As U.S. Steps Aside, Beijing’s ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ Gains Traction China continued to be the world’s dominant force in the building and financing of clean energy technology globally in 2017, according to a report published today by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The report, “China 2017 Review: World’s Second-Biggest Economy…

Renewable Energy

Report: Fortune 500 Companies Accelerating Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Efforts

Clean energy actions saving companies $3.7 billion a year, cutting annual carbon pollution equivalent to 45 coal-fired power plants. WASHINGTON, DC, April 25, 2017 – Despite efforts in Washington to sideline action on climate change, a growing number of Fortune 500 companies are taking increasingly ambitious steps to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, procure…