Tag Archive for 'fossil fuels'

Global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion set record in 2011

November 23rd, 2012 by International Economic Platform for Renewable Energies

Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel combustion reached a record level in 2011. At 34 billion metric tons (2010: about 33.2 billion metric tons), more carbon dioxide from fossil energy carriers was emitted into the atmosphere than ever before, according to International Economic Platform for Renewable Energies (IWR), a German renewable energy institute in […]

WWF appeals to IEA to focus on a fully renewable energy future

November 9th, 2011 by WWF

The World Energy Outlook 2011, released today by International Energy Agency (IEA) has shown the ever-growing impact of fossil fuels on the environment and the impact of high and volatile fossil fuel prices on economies, but fails to follow through with a strong emphasis on energy efficiency and renewable energy as the global escape route […]

Film: A Crude Awakening

October 2nd, 2010 by Richard Lord