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The Carbon Brief: Slowdown of Atlantic conveyor belt could trigger ‘two decades’ of rapid global warming

A slowdown in the Atlantic Ocean current bringing warm water up to Europe from the...

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2018-07-18 17:00   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: IEA: Renewables investment in India topped fossil fuels for first time in 2017

Investment in renewable power in India topped fossil fuels for the first time in 2017,...

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2018-07-17 13:58   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: The Carbon Brief Interview: Chris Stark

Chris Stark has been the chief executive of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) since...

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2018-07-12 09:00   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Rapid rise of UK electric vehicles sees National Grid double its 2040 forecast

There could be as many as 35m electric vehicles (EVs) on UK roads by 2040,...

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2018-07-11 23:01   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: In-depth: UK can go low-carbon ‘at no extra cost’, say infrastructure advisors

The UK can have low-carbon electricity, heat and transport in 2050 at the same cost...

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2018-07-10 16:07   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Permafrost and wetland emissions could cut 1.5C carbon budget ‘by five years’

Emissions of CO2 and methane from wetlands and melting permafrost as the climate warms could...

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2018-07-09 15:59   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: CCC: New UK renewables ‘could be cheaper than existing gas plants by 2030’

It could be cheaper for the UK to build new wind and solar farms in...

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2018-07-06 11:56   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Guest post: How use of land in pursuit of 1.5C could impact biodiversity

Prof Pete Smith is professor of soils & global change at the University of Aberdeen...

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2018-07-04 12:53   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Analysis: ‘Global’ warming varies greatly depending where you live

As part of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the international community committed in 2015...

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2018-07-02 15:48   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: ‘Worrying trend’ in UK emission cuts beyond power and waste, says CCC

Progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions from the power and waste sectors has “masked the...

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2018-06-27 23:01   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Guest post: Unprecedented summer heat in Europe ‘every other year’ under 1.5C of warming

Dr Andrew King is a climate scientist at the University of Melbourne and Dr Markus...

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2018-06-26 08:58   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: ‘Atlantification’ of Arctic sea tipping it towards new climate regime

Rising temperatures and declining sea ice are driving a “rapid climate shift” in the Arctic’s...

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2018-06-25 15:00   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: The Carbon Brief Profile: Japan

In the third article of a new series on how key emitters are responding to...

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2018-06-25 07:00   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Land uplift ‘could prevent’ collapse of West Antarctic ice sheet

The rapid rise of bedrock beneath one of the fastest melting regions of the West...

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2018-06-21 18:00   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Climate change to become ‘greatest pressure on biodiversity’ by 2070

The combined effects of global warming and land-use change could cause the world’s ecosystems to...

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2018-06-19 23:01   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Explainer: How scientists estimate ‘climate sensitivity’

The sensitivity of the Earth’s climate to increases in atmospheric CO2 concentration is a question...

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2018-06-19 14:00   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Clean energy investment ‘must be 50% higher’ to limit warming to 1.5C

An extra $460bn per year needs to be invested on the low-carbon economy globally over...

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2018-06-18 15:10   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Guest post: How global warming is causing ocean oxygen levels to fall

Prof Andreas Oschlies is head of the marine biogeochemical modelling group and speaker of the...

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2018-06-15 09:52   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: In-depth: BP’s global data for 2017 shows record highs for coal and renewables

Renewable energy grew by the largest amount ever last year, while coal-fired electricity also reached...

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2018-06-15 07:29   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Sea level rise due to Antarctic ice melt has ‘tripled over past five years’

The rate of sea level rise resulting from the melting of the Antarctic ice sheet...

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2018-06-13 17:00   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: World can ‘safely’ store billions of tonnes of CO2 underground

Storing billions of tonnes of CO2 underground would be a “safe and effective” way to...

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2018-06-12 15:00   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Guest post: Climate change could heighten risk of global food production ‘shocks’

Dr Michelle Tigchelaar is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Washington, currently investigating the...

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2018-06-11 19:00   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Carbon Brief Türkiye Profili

Karbon Brief, önemli ülkelerin iklim değişikliğine dair neler yaptığını inceleyen serimizin ikinci makelesinde, Türkiye’nin artan...

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2018-06-08 09:09   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Guest post: A new way to assess ‘global warming potential’ of short-lived pollutants

Dr Michelle Cain in a science and policy research associate on the Oxford Martin School’s...

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2018-06-07 09:08   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Global warming could be causing tropical storms to ‘slow down and last longer’

Rising global temperatures could be causing tropical storms to slow down, allowing them more time...

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2018-06-06 17:00   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Mapped: The world’s coal power plants

Since 2000, the world has doubled its coal-fired power capacity to 2,000 gigawatts (GW) after...

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2018-06-05 11:38   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: World can limit global warming to 1.5C by ‘improving energy efficiency’

It is possible to limit global warming to 1.5C and achieve many of the sustainable...

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2018-06-04 15:00   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Video: How beef farmers can reduce their carbon footprint

The beef industry is currently responsible for 6% of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, making...

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2018-06-04 07:00   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Guest post: Seven key things to know about ‘negative emissions’

Prof Jan Minx is head of the applied sustainability science working group at the Mercator...

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2018-06-01 11:10   Click to comment

The Carbon Brief: Guest post: Exceeding 1.5C of global warming will hit poorest the hardest

Dr Andrew King is a climate scientist at the University of Melbourne and Luke Harrington...

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2018-05-29 20:00   Click to comment


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