Back to the 1970s: IEA suggests carless days

Back to the 1970s: IEA suggests carless days
The IEA urges govts to get people out of cars to deal with oil shock. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Ian Llewellyn
As countries grapple with energy supply issues in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has suggested policies that include a flashback moment for New Zealand: a return to carless days.The IEA has made the suggestions due to the fear of low supplies ahead of the peak demand season in the northern hemisphere summer.The IEA's 10-point plan proposes actions to ease strains and price pain.“Practical actions by governments and citizens in advanced economies and beyond can achieve significant...

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