Urgent policies needed to steer countries to net zero, says IEA chief

Economies are gearing up for return to fossil fuel use instead of forging green recovery, warns Fatih Birol

New energy policies are urgently needed to put countries on the path to net zero greenhouse gas emissions, the world’s leading energy economist has warned, as economies are rapidly gearing up for a return to fossil fuel use instead of forging a green recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Most of the world’s biggest economies now have long-term goals of reaching net zero by mid-century, but few have the policies required to meet those goals, said Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Continue reading…

WashingtonPost_bigger

Israel plays spoiler in Biden’s Iran gambit

TheGuardian_bigger

Minnesota officer who killed Daunte Wright resigns along with police chief

TheTelegraph_bigger

Projectiles fired as protesters and police clash again over Daunte Wright shooting

NYT_bigger

Police Told to Hold Back on Capitol Riot Response, Report Finds

WashingtonPost_bigger

Israel plays spoiler in Biden’s Iran gambit

TheGuardian_bigger

Minnesota officer who killed Daunte Wright resigns along with police chief

TheTelegraph_bigger

Projectiles fired as protesters and police clash again over Daunte Wright shooting

NYT_bigger

Police Told to Hold Back on Capitol Riot Response, Report Finds

SCMP_bigger

‘Chinese, Germans, Russians’ vie to rebuild Beirut port destroyed by 2020 monster blast

WashingtonPost_bigger

A weakened Navalny sees his wife in prison, leaving her worried about his weight loss and fatigue.

TheGuardian_bigger

Ever Given stuck again as Suez Canal Authority pursues salvage costs