The world has five years to prevent irreversible climate change

Experts from the International Energy Agency (IEA) stated that in the next five years, the world has to take measures to prevent a rise in the number of extreme weather events.

Agency published its annual report "World Energy Outlook." The paper argues that the increased use of fossil fuels could lead to irreversible changes in climate.

The paper quoted the IEA chief economist Fatih Birol as saying that the world is a technology transition to cleaner energy sources. For their implementation requires political will, according to the BBC BBC.

The International Energy Agency — an independent international body within the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). It includes 28 countries. The agency was created in 1974 in France after the oil crisis, a year earlier. Primary objective — to promote international cooperation in the areas of improving the structure of the global supply and demand of energy and energy services.


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