Growth in carbon emissions in 2019 slowed from the sharp increase seen in the previous year, as primary energy consumption decelerated and renewables and natural gas displaced coal from the energy mix.
In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s edition provides a timely reminder of global energy trends prior to the crisis.
The Energy Outlook explores the forces shaping the global energy transition out to 2040 and the key uncertainties surrounding that transition.
It shows how rising prosperity drives an increase in global energy demand and how that demand will be met over the coming decades through a diverse range of supplies including oil, gas, coal and renewables.
A series of short films designed to visualise some of the key issues facing the world of energy today and in the future
Spencer Dale and Bassam Fattouh on the shift from the concept of peak oil 'supply' to that of 'demand'