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How climate-ready is your house?

  • 18 Sep 2014, 17:22
  • Robert McSweeney

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Are you pulling out all the stops to climate-proof your home? Have you installed ceiling fans, planted trees for shade and taken our flood insurance? It’s unlikely you have, according to a study of household actions in the UK. Read more

US hints at vision for a new global climate deal

  • 18 Sep 2014, 18:15
  • Mat Hope

The US has just submitted a short document to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change which holds a few clues about its vision for a new global deal. Read more

Daily Briefing | EU offers sweetener to get countries to back climate goals

  • 18 Sep 2014, 09:15
  • Carbon Brief staff

The European Commission is set to establish two investment funds that would help poorer EU nations reduce emissions from their power networks and factories. Read more

An uncertain future for global farming under climate change, study shows

  • 17 Sep 2014, 20:01
  • Robert McSweeney

Climate change is likely to cause an expansion of land suitable for growing crops globally, but on average the quality of land will decline, a new study shows. Read more

Scotland decides: What independence could mean for the country’s climate and energy policies

  • 17 Sep 2014, 14:10
  • Simon Evans & Mat Hope

With less than 24 hours to go before Scotland votes on independence, we explore what the future may hold for its climate and energy policies. Read more

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