World got cannier at using energy last year - IEA
Global energy efficiency, or the amount of gross domestic product squeezed from a given unit of energy, improved by 1.8 percent last year, the International Energy Agency said in a report on Monday.
Measures to improve energy efficiency include car fuel economy standards, lighting technologies and building standards.
Despite progress last year, global energy efficiency needs to improve by at least 2.6 percent a year to put the world on track to meet targets to move away from fossil fuels, the report added.
Countries are under pressure to improve energy efficiency as part of a global... read more
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