Carbon Brief has a strict privacy
policy. We are committed to being transparent about the
technologies we use, and here we detail how cookies are used on
A cookie is a small snippet of text that a website asks your
browser to store. All cookies have expiration dates in them that
determine how long they stay in your browser. Cookies can be
removed in two ways: automatically, when they expire, or when you
manually delete them. We've included more details below to help you
understand what kinds of cookies we use.
We use two types of cookies. Session cookies are temporary,
and expire (and are automatically erased) whenever you close your
browser. An example of how we use session cookies is to grant
access to content and enable commenting (things you have to log in
We also use persistent cookies - these usually have an
expiration date far into the future and thus stay in your browser
until they expire, or until you manually delete them. Some of the
web services we use - like our commenting system, or Facebook
integration - will store these types of cookies on your computer to
allow our site to functipon properly.
None of the cookies we use collect or store personal data.
Here are some websites will help if you wish to delete or
opt-out of all cookies:
If you want to delete or disable cookies, see: www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies
To opt out of cookies from Google: www.google.com/privacy/ads
Carbon Brief should work with cookies disabled, although some
functions - like our comment system - may not.