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In depth: Infrastructure bill amendments on fracking, fossil fuels, and zero carbon homes

  • 27 Jan 2015, 12:15
  • Mat Hope

MPs yesterday voted on a bill containing a number of important changes to the UK's energy and climate change policy. Carbon Brief dives in, and takes you through the amendments to the infrastructure bill. Read more

Warming Arctic to break down barriers between Atlantic and Pacific fish, study finds

  • 27 Jan 2015, 16:23
  • Robert McSweeney

New research suggests a warming Arctic could soon see fish venturing between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, and this could have implications for native species and commercial fisheries. Read more

Daily Briefing | Fracking moratorium rejected by MPs

  • 27 Jan 2015, 09:00
  • Carbon Brief Staff

MPs overwhemingly reject a bid to suspend fracking for shale gas, Syriza's election victory 'has kindled hopes of an environmental champion', and Keystone votes fails in Senate - all in our daily briefing. Read more

Survey shows partisan split among MPs on climate and energy issues

  • 26 Jan 2015, 16:55
  • Mat Hope

A survey of 100 MPs suggests Conservatives MPs more likely to support shale gas, with Labour MPs backing wind power. Read more

Expect twice as many extreme La Niña events under climate change, study warns

  • 26 Jan 2015, 16:00
  • Robert McSweeney

La Niña may be the lesser-known sister of the weather phenomenon El Niño, but it still has a dramatic impact on global weather. A new study suggests that we could see La Niña events occurring twice as often as the climate warms. Read more

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