2020 IEA - Urgent Action on Energy Efficiency


2 At the launch of the Global Commission, global leaders emphasized the need for urgent investment in energy efficiency programmes and policies. Faced with the threat of climate change, we saw that there was an overwhelming case for action to lessen future harm and to make ambitious progress in areas like energy efficiency, innovation, and digitalisation. In 2020 with the onset of the COVID emergency, this set of 10 recommendations that identify policies that can be implemented quickly to boost activity on energy efficiency globally and stimulate more action, more investment, and more jobs especially in the Covid-19 recovery.