World Energy Outlook 2021

October 13, 2021

Against the backdrop of turbulent markets and a crucial meeting of the COP26 conference on climate change in Glasgow, the 2021 World Energy Outlook (WEO) provides an indispensable guide to the opportunities, benefits and risks ahead at this vital moment for clean energy transitions.

One of the conclusions of the report: governments should work together to achieve universal access to clean cooking by 2030. The Covid‐19 pandemic has led to a reversal of recent progress in many economies. International efforts, including financial commitments, are required to ensure that the world’s poorest and most energy insecure households are not left behind as the world attempts to close the ambition gap.

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