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About this Digest on Energy Technologies

  1. Source for this Digest
  2. Current Status
  3. Digest Publication History

1. Source for this Digest

The texts and graphs on Level 2 are directly sourced from the  Executive Summary of the “Energy Technology Perspectives 2008” by the International Energy Agency (IEA), a report produced in 2008.

The Level 1 is a faithful summary of that document produced by the GreenFacts editorial team.

On the IEA website,

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2. Current Status

Approved for publication by the GreenFacts Scientific Board.

3. Digest Publication History

The GreenFacts publication process is designed to ensure as high a degree of objectivity as possible.

First draft

The first draft of this Digest was produced by the GreenFacts editorial team in November 2008.

Peer review

The final draft of this Digest was produced in December 2008 by GreenFacts after peer review by scientists involved in the drafting of the IEA report. The peer-review was coordinated by Professor Rik Leemans (Wageningen University ).

Peer-reviewers were:

  • Dolf Gielen, Peter Taylor and Steven Lee, of the IEA

(See our  peer review form).


Final publication was authorized by the President of the GreenFacts Scientific Board on 3 February 2009, and the Digest was published on 9 February 2009.

Press Release

9 February 2009

What should tomorrow's world energy production look like?

Updates or subsequent post-publication revisions

No update or revision at present.

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