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France earns IEA praise

PARIS, July 26 (UPI) -- French legislation that focuses on the reduction of harmful emissions from urban complexes and the transportation sector deserves praise, the IEA said.

IEA mixed on Turkish energy sector

ANKARA, Turkey, July 23 (UPI) -- Ankara needs to embrace a long-term energy strategy that emphasizes sustainability and affordability, the executive director of the IEA said Friday in Ankara.

No time for complacency, IEA warns

PARIS, June 23 (UPI) -- Geopolitical risk and long lead times for oil and gas projects suggest more investments are needed to ensure energy security, the IEA said in Paris.

IEA has bright outlook for solar energy

VALENCIA, Spain, May 13 (UPI) -- Solar power could make up 25 percent of global electricity production by 2050, the executive director of the International Energy Agency said in Spain.

IEA has high hopes for solar power

VALENCIA, Spain, May 11 (UPI) -- Solar energy could account for up to a quarter of the world's electricity by 2050, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.

IEA calls for biofuel revolution

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, March 17 (UPI) -- The economic recovery under way means energy usage will rise, creating the need for a revolution in the use of biofuels, officials said in the Netherlands.

IEA chief lauds energy transit diversity

THESSALONIKI, Greece, March 5 (UPI) -- European energy security requires a comprehensive and sustainable policy that expands transit options, the head of the International Energy Agency said.

Nabucco best option for Europe, IEA says

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The Nabucco natural gas pipeline provides better energy security than Russia's South Stream project, the International Energy Agency chief said in Hungary.

IEA wary of economic impact on energy

PARIS, June 30 (UPI) -- The lingering economic crisis and disputes between Russia and Ukraine create uncertainties in the oil and gas sector, the International Energy Agency reports.

IEA revises down oil and gas forecast

PARIS, June 29 (UPI) -- The International Energy Agency on Monday revised downward its projections for global oil and gas demand, citing the global economic downturn as a major factor.

OPEC should examine market conditions

VIENNA, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Officials with the International Energy Agency said Wednesday oil-producing states should take a close look at the economy before deciding on production quotas.

World Energy Outlook 2008

BERLIN, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The financial crisis is endangering energy security and climate protection efforts, according to the International Energy Agency.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Germany Correspondent

IEA calls for focus on energy policies

LONDON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The head of the International Energy Agency said in London Wednesday that economic downturns should not derail energy policy goals.

UPI Energy Watch

European Union to push Azerbaijan pipeline; France's GDF SUEZ acquires North Sea assets; Total signs three oil and gas agreements in Syria.

Report: $45 trillion needed to cut CO2

TOKYO, June 6 (UPI) -- The head of the International Energy Agency, speaking Friday in Tokyo, said it will take $45 trillion to reduce world carbon dioxide levels 50 percent by 2050.
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This article is about a Japanese diplomat.

Nobuo Tanaka (田中 伸男, Tanaka Nobuo?, born 3 March 1950) is the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency. He was born on 3 March 1950 in Japan. He is graduated from the University of Tokyo in the field of economics in 1972, and has an MBA from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio (1979). In 1973 he began his career with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI). In 1989 he joined the OECD as the Deputy-Director for Science, Technology and Industry, and served in 1991-1995 as the Director for Science, Technology and Industry.

In 1995 he returned to METI where he served as Director for Industrial Finance Division and as Director for Policy Planning and Coordination Division. In 1998–2000 he was posted at the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C., as Minister for Energy, Trade and Industry. After returning to Japan in 2000 he took a post of the Executive Vice President for the Research Institute of Economy Trade and Industry, and in 2002–2004 the post of the Director-General for the Multilateral Trade System Department of METI.

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