The report by the International Energy Agency highlights the need for COP 21 climate pledges to be viewed as the basis from which to create a “virtuous circle” of increasing ambition. –

London, 15 June 2015- A peak in global energy-related emissions could be achieved as early as 2020 and at no net economic cost, the International Energy Agency said on Monday in its new World Energy Outlook Special Report on Energy and Climate Change.

The Agency showed how to achieve an early peak in emissions as one of four key pillars that it believes are needed to make the upcoming UN climate talks a success, from an energy perspective.