IEA TAKES PART IN G20 ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT MINISTERIAL IN JAPAN
Dr. Fatih Birol, IEA’s Executive Director and IICEC’s Honorary Board Chairman emphasized the importance of hydrogen for a clean and secure energy future, in a statement made for the IEA’s newly launched report. “The world should not miss this unique chance to make hydrogen an important part of our clean and secure energy future” said Dr. Birol.
The International Energy Agency has provided in-depth support for the meeting of G20 energy and environment ministers, including the publication of a major new study on hydrogen’s potential role in global energy transitions.1 The IEA carried out this landmark report at the request of Japan’s G20 presidency, to analyze the current state of play for hydrogen and to offer guidance on its future development.2
Dr. Birol presented findings from the new IEA report on hydrogen; “The Future of Hydrogen: Seizing Today’s Opportunities” that analyses hydrogen’s current state of play and offers recommendations for its future development and how it can help to tackle critical energy challenges. It was launched by Dr Fatih Birol, the IEA’s Executive Director, alongside Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry