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International Energy Outlook 2016

US Energy Information Administration http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/ieo/ [EIA’s Today in Energy] Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are projected to increase by one-third between 2012 and 2040 in EIA’s International Energy Outlook 2016 (IEO2016) Reference case, largely driven by increased energy use in countries outside of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The continuing increase in … Continue reading

2016 World Development Indicators

World Bank http://bit.ly/1aS5CmL (download or search the database) http://wdi.worldbank.org/tables (statistical tables) http://data.worldbank.org/products/wdi (publication) [WDI Blog] …WDI now includes 1,400 indicators for over 200 economies. While we update the WDI database quarterly and make historical versions available, this annual release of a new edition is an opportunity to review the trends we’re seeing in global development and … Continue reading

Wind and Solar Data and Projections from the U.S. Energy Information Administration: Past Performance and Ongoing Enhancements

US Energy Information Administration http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/aeo/supplement/renewable/pdf/projections.pdf [EIA Today in Energy] …While distributed solar PV data have been reported in the AEO for many years, until recently EIA’s Electric Power Monthly (EPM) included data only for utility-scale generation sites with capacities of at least one megawatt, reflecting the coverage of EIA’s monthly surveys of electric generators. However, … Continue reading

China’s CO2 Emissions Fell in 2015 Due to Decline in Coal Use and Promotion of Renewables

Statistical Communiqué of the People’s Republic of China on the 2015 National Economic and Social Development National Bureau of Statistics China http://bit.ly/1T4qbTG [Yale Environment 360] China’s greenhouse gas emissions fell for the second year in a row in 2015, down 1 to 2 percent, according to a Greenpeace analysis of new data released by China’s National Bureau … Continue reading

British Columbia Greenhouse Gas Emissions Annual 2014

Industrial Facility GHG Emissions Report Summaries British Columbia Ministry of the Environment http://bit.ly/20xY5EE [The Canadian Press] British Columbia has released its 2014 report on industrial greenhouse gas output that says carbon dioxide emissions from waste treatment, mining and smelter have dropped. However, the Environment Ministry reports that overall industrial carbon dioxide emissions were up 2.1 … Continue reading