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The Global Energy Analysis (GEA) is a major, multi-year initiative which assesses the global energy challenges of our rapidly changing world.

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The GEA is a result of collaborative and integrated work of over 500 authors, analysts and reviewers worldwide who contributed independent, scientifically based and policy relevant analysis of current and emerging energy issues and options.

The report identifies the urgent need for a sustained and comprehensive strategy to resolve the challenges facing sustainable development, including poverty eradication, climate change mitigation, health, energy security and energy access. Implementation of this strategy relies on strong commitments from policy and decision makers for a grand transformation of the global energy system. 

GEA was formally launched on June 19 at the RIO+20 conference, by Kandeh Yumkella Director General UNIDO and Pavel Kabat Director/CEO of IIASA. For a list of upcoming events around the world, please see the GEA Events Web page. 

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GEA Authors are available to discuss the report with journalists and policymakers. To set up interviews, please contact the IIASA Press Office.

Press Releases

Global Energy Assessment available online October 20th

The IIASA-coordinated assessment shows that a global energy transformation toward sustainable future is feasible, affordable, and would provide multiple benefits for society and the environment. The full report will be freely available for download as of 20 October, 2012. More

Global Energy Assessment: Full report now available

The Global Energy Assessment (GEA) is now available from Cambridge University Press. More

Global Energy Assessment launched at RIO+20

The most comprehensive energy assessment ever undertaken, the Global Energy Assessment (GEA), was launched on June 19 by UNIDO Director-General Kandeh Yumkella at RIO+20. More

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