Middle East Economic Survey


No 28


Governments Pushing Energy Efficiency, Says Mandil

With climate change on the agenda as G8 leaders gathered in Gleneagles, Scotland, to debate international policy, IEA Executive-Director Claude Mandil issued a statement on 5 July saying that the world was far from meeting its CO2 reduction targets. The need for action is urgent, he said. However, he warned that significant technology breakthroughs would be needed, although a number of...