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1.  Analysis: Why UK energy bills are soaring to record highs – and how to cut them  

2022-08-12


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A global energy crisis has been building for nearly a year, after the post-Covid rebound... The post Analysis: Why UK energy bills are soaring to record highs – and how to cut them appeared first on Carbon Brief.

2.  The Arctic has warmed ‘nearly four times faster’ than the global average  

2022-08-11


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“Arctic amplification” may be stronger than previously thought, according to new research. The phenomenon means... The post The Arctic has warmed ‘nearly four times faster’ than the global average appeared first on Carbon Brief.

3.  Cropped, 10 August 2022: Food crisis progress; Irish emissions targets; Amazon deforestation investigation  

2022-08-10


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s Cropped. We handpick and explain the most important stories at the intersection... The post Cropped, 10 August 2022: Food crisis progress; Irish emissions targets; Amazon deforestation investigation appeared first on Carbon Brief.

4.  Mapped: How climate change affects extreme weather around the world  

2022-08-04


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In the early 2000s, a new field of climate-science research emerged that began to explore... The post Mapped: How climate change affects extreme weather around the world appeared first on Carbon Brief.

5.  Guest post: How China and South Korea could save money by steering clear of gas  

2022-08-02


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China and South Korea are planning to build more than 112 gigawatts (GW) of gas-fired... The post Guest post: How China and South Korea could save money by steering clear of gas appeared first on Carbon Brief.

6.  深堀りQ&A:気候変動が世界に与える影響に関するIPCCの第6次評価報告書  

2022-08-01


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気候変動が人類の幸福と地球の健康にもたらす脅威は「明白」であると、国連の気候変動に関する政府間パネル(IPCC)の最新報告書は述べている。 The post 深堀りQ&A:気候変動が世界に与える影響に関するIPCCの第6次評価報告書 appeared first on Carbon Brief.

7.  Climate change made 2022’s UK heatwave ‘at least 10 times more likely’  

2022-07-28


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The record-breaking UK heatwave of 18-19 July 2022 was made “at least 10 times more... The post Climate change made 2022’s UK heatwave ‘at least 10 times more likely’ appeared first on Carbon Brief.

8.  Cropped, 27 July 2022: Heatwaves sweep northern hemisphere; Ukraine-Russia wheat deal; Africa’s conservation congress  

2022-07-27


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s Cropped. We handpick and explain the most important stories at the intersection... The post Cropped, 27 July 2022: Heatwaves sweep northern hemisphere; Ukraine-Russia wheat deal; Africa’s conservation congress appeared first on Carbon Brief.

9.  Global warming of 2C could ‘double’ flooding costs in China compared to 1.5C  

2022-07-26


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Economic losses from flooding in China at 2C of global warming could be double those... The post Global warming of 2C could ‘double’ flooding costs in China compared to 1.5C appeared first on Carbon Brief.

10.  State of the climate: 2022 on track for a summer of extreme heat  

2022-07-25


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The summer of 2022 is shaping up to be a scorcher. June 2022 saw the... The post State of the climate: 2022 on track for a summer of extreme heat appeared first on Carbon Brief.

11.  Climate change will make it harder for world’s poorest to migrate, study says  

2022-07-25


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Climate change will make it harder for the world’s poorest people to migrate – leaving... The post Climate change will make it harder for world’s poorest to migrate, study says appeared first on Carbon Brief.

12.  Analysis: UK’s ‘jet-zero’ plan would allow demand for flying to soar 70%  

2022-07-21


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As the UK sweltered in record-breaking 40C heat on Tuesday, the UK government quietly released... The post Analysis: UK’s ‘jet-zero’ plan would allow demand for flying to soar 70% appeared first on Carbon Brief.

13.  Media reaction: UK’s record-smashing 40C heatwave and climate change  

2022-07-19


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For the first time, the UK has hit temperatures of 40C, with Coningsby in Lincolnshire... The post Media reaction: UK’s record-smashing 40C heatwave and climate change appeared first on Carbon Brief.

14.  Q&A: What does the world’s reliance on fertilisers mean for climate change?  

2022-07-11


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The invention of nitrogen fertilisers has been called “the most important invention of the 20th... The post Q&A: What does the world’s reliance on fertilisers mean for climate change? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

15.  Nature-based solutions: How can they work for climate, biodiversity and people?  

2022-07-11


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Experts gathered in Oxford this month to discuss how “nature-based solutions” can be used to... The post Nature-based solutions: How can they work for climate, biodiversity and people? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

16.  Cropped, 13 July 2022: Valuing biodiversity and wild species; Big meat’s forest pledges digested; Oceans and nature-based solutions  

2022-07-13


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s Cropped. We handpick and explain the most important stories at the intersection... The post Cropped, 13 July 2022: Valuing biodiversity and wild species; Big meat’s forest pledges digested; Oceans and nature-based solutions appeared first on Carbon Brief.

17.  Factcheck: No, global warming has not ‘paused’ over the past eight years  

2022-07-14


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A decade ago, many in the climate community were fixated on an apparent “pause” in... The post Factcheck: No, global warming has not ‘paused’ over the past eight years appeared first on Carbon Brief.

18.  Electric cars sales in the US ‘could prevent one-tenth of global cropland expansion’  

2022-07-18


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A faster shift to electric vehicles (EVs) in the US would avoid around 10% of... The post Electric cars sales in the US ‘could prevent one-tenth of global cropland expansion’ appeared first on Carbon Brief.

19.  Analysis: How the UK’s ‘insane’ 40C heat was forecast ‘weeks in advance’  

2022-07-19


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The UK has provisionally breached 40C for the first time ever, reaching 40.2C at London... The post Analysis: How the UK’s ‘insane’ 40C heat was forecast ‘weeks in advance’ appeared first on Carbon Brief.

20.  Analysis: Record-low price for UK offshore wind is four times cheaper than gas  

2022-07-08


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A UK government auction has secured a record 11 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable energy... The post Analysis: Record-low price for UK offshore wind is four times cheaper than gas appeared first on Carbon Brief.

21.  Guest post: Will China’s new renewable energy plan lead to an early emissions peak?  

2022-07-07


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China released its 14th five-year plan (FYP) for renewable energy on 1 June, outlining the... The post Guest post: Will China’s new renewable energy plan lead to an early emissions peak? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

22.  Emissions from mining cause ‘up to £2.5tn’ in environmental damages each year  

2022-07-06


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Greenhouse gas emissions from global mining and resource extraction result in up to £2.5tn ($3tn)... The post Emissions from mining cause ‘up to £2.5tn’ in environmental damages each year appeared first on Carbon Brief.

23.  Expanding ‘Azores high’ driving ‘unprecedented’ changes in western Europe’s climate  

2022-07-04


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Expansion of the “Azores high” – a high pressure system in the north Atlantic –... The post Expanding ‘Azores high’ driving ‘unprecedented’ changes in western Europe’s climate appeared first on Carbon Brief.

24.  Guest post: Why 1.5C and ‘well below’ 2C are part and parcel of one temperature goal  

2022-06-22


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In 2015, the Paris Agreement set out an overall objective for global climate ambition –... The post Guest post: Why 1.5C and ‘well below’ 2C are part and parcel of one temperature goal appeared first on Carbon Brief.

25.  Tropical cyclones now ‘13% less frequent’ due to climate change  

2022-06-27


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Climate change has driven a 13% decline in the frequency of tropical cyclones since pre-industrial... The post Tropical cyclones now ‘13% less frequent’ due to climate change appeared first on Carbon Brief.

26.  CCC: Costly gas means reaching climate goals ‘could save UK 0.5% of GDP’  

2022-06-28


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Record-high gas prices mean efforts to cut UK carbon emissions could save the economy 0.5%... The post CCC: Costly gas means reaching climate goals ‘could save UK 0.5% of GDP’ appeared first on Carbon Brief.

27.  COP15: Key outcomes for nature loss and climate change from UN talks in Nairobi  

2022-06-29


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With time running out for a “Paris-style” deal to reverse nature loss this decade, the... The post COP15: Key outcomes for nature loss and climate change from UN talks in Nairobi appeared first on Carbon Brief.

28.  Cropped, 29 July 2022: Biodiversity talks; WTO subsidies; EU nature law  

2022-06-29


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s Cropped. We handpick and explain the most important stories at the intersection... The post Cropped, 29 July 2022: Biodiversity talks; WTO subsidies; EU nature law appeared first on Carbon Brief.

29.  ‘Food miles’ have larger climate impact than thought, study suggests  

2022-06-20


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Global “food miles” emissions are higher than previously thought – accounting for nearly one-fifth of... The post ‘Food miles’ have larger climate impact than thought, study suggests appeared first on Carbon Brief.

30.  Bonn climate talks: Key outcomes from the June 2022 UN climate conference  

2022-06-20


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With a global energy crisis, food shortages and war in Ukraine looming in the background,... The post Bonn climate talks: Key outcomes from the June 2022 UN climate conference appeared first on Carbon Brief.

31.  Video: Why does nature loss receive less international attention than climate change?  

2022-06-21


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Humans are having an unprecedented and unparalleled impact on the natural world. Around 70% of... The post Video: Why does nature loss receive less international attention than climate change? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

32.  Guest post: China’s wind and solar potential is ‘nine times’ that needed for carbon neutrality  

2022-06-20


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In September 2020, China pledged to peak its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2030 and... The post Guest post: China’s wind and solar potential is ‘nine times’ that needed for carbon neutrality appeared first on Carbon Brief.

33.  Vacancy: Section Editor (Food, land and nature)  

2022-06-16


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As Carbon Brief seeks to expand our coverage about the intersection between food systems, land... The post Vacancy: Section Editor (Food, land and nature) appeared first on Carbon Brief.

34.  Cropped, 15 June 2022: LEAF Coalition concerns; Kiwis’ carbon pricing; Biofuel boom  

2022-06-15


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s Cropped. We handpick and explain the most important stories at the intersection... The post Cropped, 15 June 2022: LEAF Coalition concerns; Kiwis’ carbon pricing; Biofuel boom appeared first on Carbon Brief.

35.  The Carbon Brief Interview: UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa  

2022-06-15


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Patricia Espinosa is the outgoing executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate... The post The Carbon Brief Interview: UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa appeared first on Carbon Brief.

36.  Explainer: Can climate change and biodiversity loss be tackled together?  

2022-06-16


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A wildfire racing across a hillside has become emblematic of climate change. And for good... The post Explainer: Can climate change and biodiversity loss be tackled together? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

37.  The Carbon Brief Interview: Dr Jonathan Pershing  

2022-06-13


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Dr Jonathan Pershing is the programme director of environment at the William and Flora Hewlett... The post The Carbon Brief Interview: Dr Jonathan Pershing appeared first on Carbon Brief.

38.  Guest post: Reducing material use could cut emissions from cars and homes by at least a third  

2022-06-08


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Producing the steel, concrete and other materials that go into our cars and homes accounts... The post Guest post: Reducing material use could cut emissions from cars and homes by at least a third appeared first on Carbon Brief.

39.  Windfarms raise incomes and house prices in rural US, study finds  

2022-06-07


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Wind turbines have increased local incomes by around 5% and house values by 2.6% in... The post Windfarms raise incomes and house prices in rural US, study finds appeared first on Carbon Brief.

40.  Cropped, 1 June 2022: Fears for UN biodiversity summit; Food as a war weapon; Commodity flip-flops  

2022-06-01


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s Cropped. We handpick and explain the most important stories at the intersection... The post Cropped, 1 June 2022: Fears for UN biodiversity summit; Food as a war weapon; Commodity flip-flops appeared first on Carbon Brief.

41.  China Briefing, 1 June 2022: ‘Longest sustained’ emissions drop; Xie’s Europe trip; Road transport emissions  

2022-06-01


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s China digest.  We handpick and explain the most important climate and... The post China Briefing, 1 June 2022: ‘Longest sustained’ emissions drop; Xie’s Europe trip; Road transport emissions appeared first on Carbon Brief.

42.  Guest post: How the US can cut its emissions in half by 2030  

2022-05-31


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In 2021, the US raised its Paris climate pledge, committing to cut its greenhouse gas... The post Guest post: How the US can cut its emissions in half by 2030 appeared first on Carbon Brief.

43.  Analysis: China’s CO2 emissions see longest sustained drop in a decade  

2022-05-30


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China’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fell by an estimated 1.4% in the first three months... The post Analysis: China’s CO2 emissions see longest sustained drop in a decade appeared first on Carbon Brief.

44.  Vacancy: Interactive developer  

2022-05-30


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Carbon Brief is looking for an experienced interactive developer to enhance our reporting by creating... The post Vacancy: Interactive developer appeared first on Carbon Brief.

45.  Q&A: What does the new Australian Labor government mean for climate change?  

2022-05-24


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The Labor party has swept to power in Australia, ending nearly a decade of rule... The post Q&A: What does the new Australian Labor government mean for climate change? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

46.  China Briefing, 19 May 2022: China to ‘significantly overachieve’ 2030 targets; Sea levels ‘highest on record’; Power cuts ‘must not occur’  

2022-05-19


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s China digest.  We handpick and explain the most important climate and... The post China Briefing, 19 May 2022: China to ‘significantly overachieve’ 2030 targets; Sea levels ‘highest on record’; Power cuts ‘must not occur’ appeared first on Carbon Brief.

47.  Cropped, 18 May 2022: Great Barrier Reef bleaching unmasked; Food crisis worsens; World begins land negotiations  

2022-05-18


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s Cropped. We handpick and explain the most important stories at the intersection... The post Cropped, 18 May 2022: Great Barrier Reef bleaching unmasked; Food crisis worsens; World begins land negotiations appeared first on Carbon Brief.

48.  Guest post: Why China is set to significantly overachieve its 2030 climate goals  

2022-05-19


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China, which is currently the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter, is said to be “doubling... The post Guest post: Why China is set to significantly overachieve its 2030 climate goals appeared first on Carbon Brief.

49.  Greenhouse gas removal: How could it help the UK reach net-zero by 2050?  

2022-05-17


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A mix of scientists, economists and government advisers met in London last week to discuss... The post Greenhouse gas removal: How could it help the UK reach net-zero by 2050? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

50.  Guest post: How 12 key industries can cut emissions in line with 1.5C  

2022-05-16


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Seven years after the 2015 Paris Agreement, a growing number of countries and companies have... The post Guest post: How 12 key industries can cut emissions in line with 1.5C appeared first on Carbon Brief.

51.  Satellite images reveal global losses of tidal wetlands over past two decades  

2022-05-12


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The Earth has lost 4,000 square kilometres (km2) of its tidal wetlands over the past... The post Satellite images reveal global losses of tidal wetlands over past two decades appeared first on Carbon Brief.

52.  Climate change made extreme rains in 2022 South Africa floods ‘twice as likely’  

2022-05-13


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The extreme rainfall that triggered one of South Africa’s deadliest disasters of this century was... The post Climate change made extreme rains in 2022 South Africa floods ‘twice as likely’ appeared first on Carbon Brief.

53.  Australian election 2022: What the manifestos say on energy and climate change  

2022-05-13


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As Australians head to the polls on 21 May, voters face a decision that could... The post Australian election 2022: What the manifestos say on energy and climate change appeared first on Carbon Brief.

54.  Vacancy: Three-week summer journalism internship at Carbon Brief  

2022-05-06


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Carbon Brief is offering an exciting opportunity for students, or recent graduates, to work with... The post Vacancy: Three-week summer journalism internship at Carbon Brief appeared first on Carbon Brief.

55.  China Briefing, 5 May 2022: ‘Gigantic’ wind and solar bases; Coal capacity ‘surge’; Loans for ‘clean’ coal  

2022-05-05


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s China digest.  We handpick and explain the most important climate and... The post China Briefing, 5 May 2022: ‘Gigantic’ wind and solar bases; Coal capacity ‘surge’; Loans for ‘clean’ coal appeared first on Carbon Brief.

56.  Guest post: What have been the most extreme heatwaves in history?  

2022-05-04


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In June 2021, a severe heatwave hit western North America, setting a new all-time temperature... The post Guest post: What have been the most extreme heatwaves in history? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

57.  Guest post: How climate scientists should handle ‘hot models’  

2022-05-04


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The latest “CMIP6” generation of climate models includes a subset of “hot models” that point... The post Guest post: How climate scientists should handle ‘hot models’ appeared first on Carbon Brief.

58.  Analysis: What do China’s gigantic wind and solar bases mean for its climate goals?  

2022-05-03


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China is set to add at least 570 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power... The post Analysis: What do China’s gigantic wind and solar bases mean for its climate goals? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

59.  Marine heatwaves can be predicted ‘up to a year ahead’  

2022-05-03


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Marine heatwaves – periods of exceptionally warm ocean temperature lasting from weeks to years –... The post Marine heatwaves can be predicted ‘up to a year ahead’ appeared first on Carbon Brief.

60.  UN land report: Five key takeaways for climate change, food systems and nature loss  

2022-04-27


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Humans have had an unprecedented impact on land – with vast consequences for climate change,... The post UN land report: Five key takeaways for climate change, food systems and nature loss appeared first on Carbon Brief.

61.  State of the climate: Start of 2022 is the fifth warmest on record  

2022-04-27


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After a slightly cooler 2021 on the Earth’s surface, the world is on track for... The post State of the climate: Start of 2022 is the fifth warmest on record appeared first on Carbon Brief.

62.  ‘One quarter’ of US emissions since 2005 come from fossil fuels on public lands  

2022-04-21


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Emissions equivalent to nearly a quarter of the US total since 2005 have come from... The post ‘One quarter’ of US emissions since 2005 come from fossil fuels on public lands appeared first on Carbon Brief.

63.  China Briefing, 21 April 2022: ‘Unified national energy market’; Guidelines for petrochemical; Energy storage analysis  

2022-04-21


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s China digest.  We handpick and explain the most important climate and... The post China Briefing, 21 April 2022: ‘Unified national energy market’; Guidelines for petrochemical; Energy storage analysis appeared first on Carbon Brief.

64.  Cropped, 20 April 2022: Wheat deals; Protein sustainability report; Reneging on rainforest promises  

2022-04-20


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s Cropped. We handpick and explain the most important stories at the intersection... The post Cropped, 20 April 2022: Wheat deals; Protein sustainability report; Reneging on rainforest promises appeared first on Carbon Brief.

65.  Analysis: How UK newspapers changed their minds about climate change  

2022-04-12


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The past decade has seen a significant shift in the attitudes of UK newspapers towards... The post Analysis: How UK newspapers changed their minds about climate change appeared first on Carbon Brief.

66.  Ocean warming drove 10% rise in ‘extreme’ rainfall from Atlantic hurricanes in 2020  

2022-04-12


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Extreme rainfall during the record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season in 2020 was made more intense by... The post Ocean warming drove 10% rise in ‘extreme’ rainfall from Atlantic hurricanes in 2020 appeared first on Carbon Brief.

67.  The Carbon Brief Profile: France  

2022-04-13


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In this country profile, Carbon Brief examines the state of climate and energy policies in... The post The Carbon Brief Profile: France appeared first on Carbon Brief.

68.  Guest post: Ranking the reasons why the Larsen C ice shelf is melting  

2022-04-14


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Scientists know the surface of the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica is melting, making... The post Guest post: Ranking the reasons why the Larsen C ice shelf is melting appeared first on Carbon Brief.

69.  Scientists react: What are the key new insights from the IPCC’s WG3 report?  

2022-04-07


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A new report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) outlines what progress... The post Scientists react: What are the key new insights from the IPCC’s WG3 report? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

70.  China Briefing, 7 April 2022: Carbon peaking ‘around 2027’; EU-China summit; Food systems for cutting CO2  

2022-04-07


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s China weekly digest. We handpick and explain the most important climate and... The post China Briefing, 7 April 2022: Carbon peaking ‘around 2027’; EU-China summit; Food systems for cutting CO2 appeared first on Carbon Brief.

71.  Q&A: What does the UK’s new energy security strategy mean for climate change?  

2022-04-08


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After weeks of rumour and speculation, Boris Johnson’s plan for how the UK can ensure... The post Q&A: What does the UK’s new energy security strategy mean for climate change? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

72.  Digital Content Executive Vacancy  

2022-04-06


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73.  Analysis: What the new IPCC report says about how to limit warming to 1.5C or 2C  

2022-04-06


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There are a range of ways to limit warming in line with global climate goals,... The post Analysis: What the new IPCC report says about how to limit warming to 1.5C or 2C appeared first on Carbon Brief.

74.  Cropped, 6 April 2022: IPCC on how land can tackle climate change; UN nature talks end in stalemate; Ukraine’s agricultural crisis  

2022-04-06


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75.  In-depth Q&A: The IPCC’s sixth assessment on how to tackle climate change  

2022-04-05


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Limiting global warming to 1.5C or 2C would mean “rapid and deep” emissions reductions in... The post In-depth Q&A: The IPCC’s sixth assessment on how to tackle climate change appeared first on Carbon Brief.

76.  Guest post: What seasonal forecasts can tell us about extreme heat this summer  

2022-04-04


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As daily temperatures start to climb through the northern-hemisphere spring, attention starts to turn to... The post Guest post: What seasonal forecasts can tell us about extreme heat this summer appeared first on Carbon Brief.

77.  COP15: Key outcomes for nature loss and climate change from UN talks in Geneva  

2022-03-31


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Preparatory talks for a major UN biodiversity summit, COP15, came to a close in Geneva... The post COP15: Key outcomes for nature loss and climate change from UN talks in Geneva appeared first on Carbon Brief.

78.  China Briefing, 31 March 2022: Impact of coal push; ‘No new overseas coal power projects’; Analysis on energy plans  

2022-03-31


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s China weekly digest. We handpick and explain the most important climate and... The post China Briefing, 31 March 2022: Impact of coal push; ‘No new overseas coal power projects’; Analysis on energy plans appeared first on Carbon Brief.

79.  The Carbon Brief Interview: UN biodiversity chief Elizabeth Maruma Mrema  

2022-04-01


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Elizabeth Maruma Mrema is the executive secretary of the UN’s Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).... The post The Carbon Brief Interview: UN biodiversity chief Elizabeth Maruma Mrema appeared first on Carbon Brief.

80.  Guest post: How not to interpret the emissions scenarios in the IPCC report  

2022-03-30


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On Monday 4 April 2022, Working Group 3 (WG3) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate... The post Guest post: How not to interpret the emissions scenarios in the IPCC report appeared first on Carbon Brief.

81.  Analysis: What does China’s coal push mean for its climate goals?  

2022-03-29


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Late last year, following widespread power shortages, China’s leadership repeatedly emphasised the importance of ensuring... The post Analysis: What does China’s coal push mean for its climate goals? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

82.  Arctic sea ice winter peak in 2022 is 10th lowest on record  

2022-03-22


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Arctic sea ice has reached its maximum extent for the year, peaking at 14.88m square... The post Arctic sea ice winter peak in 2022 is 10th lowest on record appeared first on Carbon Brief.

83.  Cropped, 23 March 2022: War sparks food security fears; Geneva biodiversity talks; Mass coral bleaching  

2022-03-23


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s Cropped. We handpick and explain the most important stories at the intersection... The post Cropped, 23 March 2022: War sparks food security fears; Geneva biodiversity talks; Mass coral bleaching appeared first on Carbon Brief.

84.  Spring statement 2022: Key climate and energy announcements  

2022-03-23


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UK chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered an array of new budget announcements against a backdrop... The post Spring statement 2022: Key climate and energy announcements appeared first on Carbon Brief.

85.  China Briefing, 24 March 2022: 14FYP energy plan; More plans on energy storage and hydrogen; China’s emissions analysis  

2022-03-24


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Welcome to Carbon Brief’s China weekly digest. We handpick and explain the most important climate and... The post China Briefing, 24 March 2022: 14FYP energy plan; More plans on energy storage and hydrogen; China’s emissions analysis appeared first on Carbon Brief.

86.  Guest post: Why estimates of the ‘cost’ of climate action are overly pessimistic  

2022-03-21


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The “cost” of cutting greenhouse gas emissions is often used to argue that tackling climate... The post Guest post: Why estimates of the ‘cost’ of climate action are overly pessimistic appeared first on Carbon Brief.

87.  China Briefing, 17 March 2022: Beijing ‘doubling down on fossil fuels’; China’s CO2 emissions increase; Coal production growth  

2022-03-17


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88.  ‘Imminent’ tipping point threatening Europe’s permafrost peatlands  

2022-03-14


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Large swathes of northern Europe and western Siberia may become “climatically unsuitable” for carbon-rich permafrost... The post ‘Imminent’ tipping point threatening Europe’s permafrost peatlands appeared first on Carbon Brief.

89.  China Briefing, 10 March 2022: Changes to energy targets; Xi’s coal directives; Analysis on ‘record high’ coal consumption  

2022-03-10


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90.  Guest post: In conflict and peace, what drives deforestation in Colombia?  

2022-03-09


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In 2016, the government of Colombia signed a landmark peace accord with former guerilla group... The post Guest post: In conflict and peace, what drives deforestation in Colombia? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

91.  Cropped, 9 March 2022: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine; IPCC report; Palm oil deforestation plunge  

2022-03-09


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92.  Guest post: Why gender justice matters in the transition away from coal  

2022-03-03


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Combating the climate crisis requires the restructuring of the economic and energy system including, first... The post Guest post: Why gender justice matters in the transition away from coal appeared first on Carbon Brief.

93.  China Briefing, 3 March 2022: Impacts of Ukraine invasion; Annual statistical report; Bitcoin ‘getting even dirtier’  

2022-03-03


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94.  Guest post: How to model society’s response to climate change  

2022-02-25


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How ambitious climate policy will be in the future is key to understanding the scale... The post Guest post: How to model society’s response to climate change appeared first on Carbon Brief.

95.  Q&A: What does Russia’s invasion of Ukraine mean for energy and climate change?  

2022-02-25


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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is inextricably linked to the global energy crisis. With wholesale gas... The post Q&A: What does Russia’s invasion of Ukraine mean for energy and climate change? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

96.  China Briefing, 24 February 2022: New economics measures; Assessing China’s climate pledges; Coal plant research  

2022-02-24


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97.  Using land to tackle climate change could have ‘adverse impacts’ on global hunger  

2022-02-24


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Relying heavily on land use to tackle climate change could slow the decline in global... The post Using land to tackle climate change could have ‘adverse impacts’ on global hunger appeared first on Carbon Brief.

98.  Factcheck: Can new UK oil and gas licences ever be ‘climate compatible’?  

2022-02-24


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The UK made history in November 2021 by helping to secure the first mention of... The post Factcheck: Can new UK oil and gas licences ever be ‘climate compatible’? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

99.  Cropped, 23 February 2022: World financing ‘own extinction’; Catastrophic wildfires; Ethanol emissions  

2022-02-23


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100.  Guest post: Is China living up to its pledges on climate change and energy transition?  

2022-02-21


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In September 2020, China pledged to become carbon neutral by 2060 and this climate target... The post Guest post: Is China living up to its pledges on climate change and energy transition? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

101.  Oil majors ‘not walking the talk’ on climate action, study confirms  

2022-02-16


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Four of the world’s largest oil-and-gas companies are failing to back their words and pledges... The post Oil majors ‘not walking the talk’ on climate action, study confirms appeared first on Carbon Brief.

102.  Guest post: How much could restoring forests reduce India’s emissions?  

2022-02-17


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India has made ambitious pledges to restore forests to tackle climate change, alongside many other... The post Guest post: How much could restoring forests reduce India’s emissions? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

103.  China Briefing, 17 February 2022: New energy transition guidance; Five coal plants approved; Energy-efficiency targets raised  

2022-02-17


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104.  Eradicating ‘extreme poverty’ would raise global emissions by less than 1%  

2022-02-14


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Lifting hundreds of millions of people out of “extreme poverty” – where they live on... The post Eradicating ‘extreme poverty’ would raise global emissions by less than 1% appeared first on Carbon Brief.

105.  China Briefing, 10 February 2022: ‘Green’ Olympics; Steel industry instructions; Beijing-Moscow energy deal  

2022-02-10


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106.  Cropped, 9 February 2022: Food security fears; ‘Crypto’ carbon markets; Indigenous victories  

2022-02-09


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107.  Analysis: How China is powering the Winter Olympics 2022 in Beijing  

2022-02-09


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China is branding the Winter Olympics 2022 in Beijing as the first “green” Olympic games,... The post Analysis: How China is powering the Winter Olympics 2022 in Beijing appeared first on Carbon Brief.

108.  Guest post: Does renewable energy threaten efforts to conserve biodiversity on land?  

2022-02-03


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The world is facing a climate and ecological crisis. The two planetary crises occasionally pull... The post Guest post: Does renewable energy threaten efforts to conserve biodiversity on land? appeared first on Carbon Brief.

109.  China Briefing, 3 February 2022: Power market reform; ‘Energy-conserving’ 14FYP scheme; Xi’s trip to coal province  

2022-02-03


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110.  Revealed: The 11 slides that finally convinced Boris Johnson about global warming  

2022-02-01


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A scientific briefing that UK prime minister Boris Johnson says changed his mind about global... The post Revealed: The 11 slides that finally convinced Boris Johnson about global warming appeared first on Carbon Brief.

111.  China Briefing, 27 January 2022: Surge in offshore wind; Xi’s new speech; IEA’s report  

2022-01-27


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