International Energy Authority goes a-scaremongering
In its 2008 World Energy Outlook, the IEA said that if present trends continued, greenhouse gas emissions from the burning of coal, oil and gas "would be driven up inexorably", putting the world on track for a doubling in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels by the end of the century.
And any story like this gives the enviro-hippies the opportunity to bang on about the new utopian economy:
Environmental campaigners, such as Robin Webster, of Friends of the Earth, welcomed the IEA's call for an "energy revolution" to address climate change, claiming that it could provide economic benefits through the creation of new "green-collar" jobs.
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