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Key world energy statistics 2013

Key World Energy Statistics contains timely, clearly-presented data on supply, transformation and consumption of all major energy sources. 2013 Edition Source: International Energy Agency Date: October 2013 Read the report

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Explaining Extreme Events of 2013 from a Climate Perspective

This  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society special report presents assessments of how climate change may have affected the strength and likelihood of individual extreme events. Attribution of extreme events is a challenging science and one that is currently undergoing considerable

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Fueling a new order? The new geopolitical and security consequences of energy

The paper examines impacts of the major transformation in international energy markets that has begun. The changes have profound geopolitical consequences, including in terms of security relations among the world’s top powers. Two things are clear: that these changes are

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Energy Security and Conflict: A Country-Level Review of the Issues

Organized around three major sources of energy (oil and gas, traditional biomass, and hydropower), the analysis examines problems of actual or potential conflict related to energy provision, access, distribution, and reliability through illustrations from eight countries with very different national

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Carbon Bubble Report

This report is a new research from Carbon Tracker and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE calls for regulators, governments and investors to re-evaluate energy business models against carbon budgets, to prevent $6trillion carbon bubble in

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Subsidy cuts show that renewable energy is coming of age

A number of governments in Europe are introducing measures limiting financial support for renewable energy. These moves should not be viewed as a backlash against renewables, argues Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA). On

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The impact of climate change on child health

Climate change has altered our environment, and with it the pattern of diseases. Unfortunately no one is more susceptible to these changes than young children. In recent years, they have had to battle an increasing number of respiratory illnesses, allergies,

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Report: subsidies and costs of EU energy

This report presents the results of a Ecofys study commissioned by DG Energy to quantify public interventions in energy markets in all 28 Member States. It considers all energy use excluding transport. The report suggests one of the reasons Governments

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