Middle East Economic Survey


No 41


Economic Downturn Provides Chance For Emissions Control, Says IEA

The economic downturn has created an opportunity to put the global energy system on a trajectory to stabilize greenhouse gas emissions at 450 parts per million (ppm) of CO2 equivalent, in line with an increase in global temperature of around 2C, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a special early excerpt of the World Energy Outlook 2009. The financial and economic...