A tug boat pulls a coal barge along the Mahakam River in Samarinda, East Kalimantan province, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters

Southeast Asia may become a net importer of fossil fuels in next few years, IEA warns

  • Increases in domestic demand for coal and exports to China and India could reduce surpluses, leading to coal imports and increased carbon emissions
  • Renewable energy is set to play a larger role, but only account for about 30 per cent of power generation by 2040, the International Energy Agency says
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A tug boat pulls a coal barge along the Mahakam River in Samarinda, East Kalimantan province, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
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