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Q&A: The EU's 2030 climate targets

  • 24 Oct 2014, 16:45
  • Simon Evans

The EU has agreed to cut emissions by at least 40 per cent in 2030, get 27 per cent of its energy from renewables and to cut energy use by 27 per cent against business as usual. We take you through the details. Read more

Daily Briefing | EU strikes compromise to set new climate target

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

The EU 2030 climate package, Arctic sea-ice predictions, and a warning about ocean acidification from the UK Chief Scientist - in our daily briefing. Read more

The gas industry's delicate climate policy balancing act

  • 23 Oct 2014, 15:39
  • Mat Hope

Representatives of the gas industry told a conference they want to see ambitious policies to ensure the EU hits its ambitious emissions reduction goal without jeopardising their commercial interests. Read more

EU climate policy, energy bills and how best to decarbonise the UK

  • 23 Oct 2014, 15:20
  • Simon Evans

A series of headlines say EU climate policy will add £150 to energy bills. Would cutting carbon in different ways be cheaper? We take a look. Read more

Daily Briefing | Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

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

A wind farm milestone, tropical deforestation, and falling Chinese coal use - in our daily briefing. Read more

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