The Executive Summary of this year's World Energy Outlook is a must-read and this very first remark is striking. Hope = desire.  Expectation = belief.  The IEA does not assess the consequences of "falling short". 

A major theme is subsidies which are reported to have fallen for the first time, although still $550 billion for fossil fuels in 2013, which is four times the subsidies for renewable energy.  Despite this bias, the renewable sector will nevertheless expand the fastest.
Thought provoking talk by Dr Yumkella including some comments on the Better Growth paper by Stern et al and the role of decentralised, renewable energy sources.
Energy and Economic Competitiveness The Cost of Energy Supply, Security and Sustainability

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