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‘Powerful evidence’ of global warming’s effect on seasons found in troposphere

Scientists studying the troposphere – the lowest level of the atmosphere – have found “powerful evidence” that climate change is altering…

Slowdown of Atlantic conveyor belt could trigger ‘two decades’ of rapid global warming

A slowdown in the Atlantic Ocean current bringing warm water up to Europe from the tropics could trigger “a period…

IEA: Renewables investment in India topped fossil fuels for first time in 2017

Investment in renewable power in India topped fossil fuels for the first time in 2017, according to the International Energy…

The Carbon Brief Interview: Chris Stark

Chris Stark has been the chief executive of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) since April 2018. The CCC is…

Rapid rise of UK electric vehicles sees National Grid double its 2040 forecast

There could be as many as 36m electric vehicles (EVs) on UK roads by 2040, double the number expected just…

Permafrost and wetland emissions could cut 1.5C carbon budget ‘by five years’

Emissions of CO2 and methane from wetlands and thawing permafrost as the climate warms could cut the “carbon budget” for…

CCC: New UK renewables ‘could be cheaper than existing gas plants by 2030’

It could be cheaper for the UK to build new wind and solar farms in the 2020s than to keep…

Guest post: How use of land in pursuit of 1.5C could impact biodiversity

Prof Pete Smith is professor of soils & global change at the University of Aberdeen and a coordinating lead author…

Analysis: ‘Global’ warming varies greatly depending where you live

As part of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the international community committed in 2015 to limit rising global temperatures…

‘Worrying trend’ in UK emission cuts beyond power and waste, says CCC

Progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions from the power and waste sectors has “masked the failures in other areas”, says…