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Carbon capture and storage: Can the UK hit climate goals without killing off heavy industry?

  • 27 Mar 2015, 10:00
  • Simon Evans

A new report calls for industrial carbon capture clusters as new government roadmaps show heavy industry needs the technology if it is to make deep carbon reductions. Read more

Daily Briefing | Study reveals Antarctic ice shelves have shrunk by as much as 18% in ten years

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

Some ice shelves in West Antarctica have lost as much as 18 per cent of their volume in the last decade, leaders of 30 european cities make pledge to tackle climate change, and 'cat litter mix' closes nuclear waster repository - all in our daily brie... Read more

Antarctic ice shelf thinning is accelerating, reveals new study

  • 26 Mar 2015, 19:30
  • Robert McSweeney

A new study reveals ice shelves in the western part of the continent are melting much faster than a decade ago. Read more

Large fall in UK emissions in 2014, official figures confirm

  • 26 Mar 2015, 11:00
  • Simon Evans

UK carbon dioxide emissions fell by 9.7% in 2014 year-on-year, according to official figures. The figures confirm Carbon Brief's 4 March estimate and are a record reduction for a growing economy. Read more

Daily Briefing | Water 'could warm a million homes in England'

  • 26 Mar 2015, 09:00
  • Carbon Brief Staff

A million properties could be heated by water from rivers, canals and the sea, one in six UK homes at risk from flooding, and green taxes for business have doubled under the coalition - all in our daily briefing. Read more

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