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Conservative conference keeps quiet on climate change

  • 01 Oct 2014, 17:00
  • Simon Evans

Climate change doesn’t appear to be part of the Conservative Party’s electoral strategy. At its annual conference in Birmingham this week it has seemed a case of the less said on the subject, the better. Read more

Analysis: Will Labour’s energy efficiency overhaul work?

  • 01 Oct 2014, 14:05
  • Mat Hope

Last week, Labour put energy efficiency at the core of its electoral strategy. Could the plan work? Read more

Low-frequency noise study did not test for hearing damage or windfarm impacts

  • 01 Oct 2014, 13:45
  • Simon Evans

Research on low-frequency noise had only a very loose relation to windfarms, according to its author, and did not even find hearing damage. Read more

Daily Briefing | September set to be driest on record

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

According to Met Office figures, September is likely to be the driest on record, and one of the warmest as well. All of today's climate and energy news here. Read more

How we can make good decisions about geoengineering

  • 30 Sep 2014, 15:15
  • Dr Rob Bellamy

How discussions about geoengineering are framed affects the conclusions people come to. Dr Rob Bellamy looks at why including stakeholders and the public is important for making responsible decisions. Read more

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