Most global coal use covered by net zero pledges but policy action needed to guarantee transition, IEA says

Published 06:09 on November 15, 2022  /  Last updated at 06:09 on November 15, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, China, EMEA, International, US  /  No Comments

Almost all global coal consumption is now in countries that have committed to a net zero target, but use of the fuel has been stable at near record highs for a decade and immediate policy action is required to mobilise the financing necessary to kickstart a transition to clean energy alternatives worldwide, the International Energy Agency (IEA) urged on Tuesday.

Almost all global coal consumption is now in countries that have committed to a net zero target, but use of the fuel has been stable at near record highs for a decade and immediate policy action is required to mobilise the financing necessary to kickstart a transition to clean energy alternatives worldwide, the International Energy Agency (IEA) urged on Tuesday.

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