- Does growth in North American oil supply herald a new era of abundance – or does turmoil in parts of the Middle East cloud the horizon?
- Does the expansion of LNG trade offer the prospect of greater security in global gas supply?
- How much can energy efficiency close the competitiveness gap caused by differences in regional energy prices?
- What considerations should shape decision-making in countries using, pursuing or phasing out nuclear power?
- How can sub-Saharan Africa’s energy sector help to unlock a better life for its citizens?
- How close is the world to using up the available carbon budget, which cannot be exceeded if global warming is to be contained?
Answers to these questions and a host of others are to be found in the pages of WEO-2014, based on new projections which are extended, for the first time, to 2040. The energy prospects of sub-Saharan Africa are analysed comprehensively and the state and prospects of nuclear energy examined in depth, all as part of a systematic analysis of developments in global energy across all fuels and nations.