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Guest post: Is ‘glacier carbon’ good or bad for the climate?

Dr Arwyn Edwards is a senior lecturer in biology from the University of Aberystwyth and Dr Joe Cook is a…

Guest post: Ten charts show how the world is progressing on clean energy

Dr Iain Staffell is a senior lecturer in sustainable energy at Imperial College London’s Centre for Environmental Policy. He leads…

Met Office: Climate change made 2018 UK summer heatwave ‘30 times more likely’

This year’s summer heatwave, which saw temperature records broken across the UK, was made up to 30 times more likely…

Analysis: Which countries have sent the most delegates to COP24?

On Sunday, the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) got underway in Katowice in Poland, bringing thousands of negotiators together…

Explainer: Why some US Democrats want a ‘Green New Deal’ to tackle climate change

A growing number of Democrats in the US Congress are hoping to create a new set of policies which would…

Natural ocean fluctuations could help explain Antarctic sea ice changes

Since satellite records of sea ice began in the 1970s, the world’s poles have shown a contrasting picture. While Arctic…

In-depth Q&A: The UK Climate Projections 2018

At the Science Museum on Monday, environment secretary Michael Gove launched the latest set of climate change projections for the…

The Lancet: Extreme heat threatens ‘systemic failure’ of hospitals

The recent impact of climate change on heat-related diseases should be seen as a harbinger of future dangers posed to…

UNEP: Limiting warming to 1.5C requires ‘fivefold’ increase in climate commitments

The world is far from being on track to meet its climate targets unless emission-reduction commitments are dramatically expanded, according…

Q&A: What next for UK capacity market after surprise EU ruling?

The UK capacity market, the main government policy for “keeping the lights on”, has been rendered illegal after a surprise…