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Seven unexpected graphs about the UK’s energy sector

  • 30 Oct 2014, 12:45
  • Simon Evans & Mat Hope

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A trawl through new government statistics raises questions about some received wisdom in the energy sector. Here's seven things you may have heard that probably aren't true. Read more

Daily Briefing | IPCC "will abolish doubt in climate politics" says Danish climate minister

  • 30 Oct 2014, 09:00
  • Carbon Brief Staff

Political commentary on the IPCC, plunging oil prices hits oil profits, and new homes linked to flooding risk - in our daily briefing. Read more

Daily Briefing | Climate change could spark conflict in emerging economies

  • 29 Oct 2014, 09:00
  • Carbon Brief Staff

Increased risk of conflict in emerging economies, fracking in London, and meeting the EU 2030 target - in our daily briefing. Read more

Nitrous oxide emissions could double by 2050, study finds

  • 28 Oct 2014, 17:42
  • Robert McSweeney

Emissions of nitrous oxide could double by the middle of the century if left unchecked, a new study finds. And nitrous oxide is the third biggest contributor to manmade climate warming. So should we be worried? Read more

Five things we learned from National Grid's Winter Outlook report

  • 28 Oct 2014, 14:05
  • Simon Evans

The National Grid says the UK's electricity supplies will be secure this winter. We take you through the details of its annual Winter Outlook report. Read more

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