Middle East Economic Survey


No 23


IEA Warns That Prospects For Reaching CO2 Target Getting Bleaker

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions reached a record high in 2010, prompting the International Energy Agency (IEA) to warn on 30 May that the prospects for limiting the global increase in temperature caused by greenhouse gas emissions to 2C are getting bleaker. The agency issued a statement saying that after a dip in 2009 caused by the global financial crisis,...