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Climate change set to increase extreme weather risk to UK population

  • 27 Nov 2014, 00:01
  • Robert McSweeney

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The risk of heatwaves hitting the UK will increase ten-fold by 2100 if we don't cut greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study of how climate change will affect extreme weather. Read more

Scientists dig deep into earth's history for clues to El Niño past, present and future

  • 26 Nov 2014, 18:00
  • Roz Pidcock

El Niño's 'will it or won't it' behaviour has got a lot of attention this year. A new study unravels what's been driving changes in this enigmatic phenomenon over the past 21,000 years and what effect climate change might have. Read more

Daily Briefing | Geoengineering schemes "could harm billions"

  • 26 Nov 2014, 09:00
  • Carbon Brief Staff

A new set of studies on geoengineering, China fears Republican opposition in climate talks, and Juncker reveals a giant EU investment plan - in our daily briefing. Read more

Is India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, a climate leader?

  • 25 Nov 2014, 14:00
  • Mat Hope

It's six months since Narendra Modi was sworn in as India's prime minister. We take a look at his record on climate change to date. Read more

Daily Briefing | Back-up gas plant fails winter test

  • 25 Nov 2014, 09:00
  • Carbon Brief Staff

Gas plant meant for blackout prevention fails test, El Niño found to affect childhood stature, and China's renewables could quadruple by 2030 - in our daily briefing. Read more

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