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Guest post: Credible tracking of land-use emissions under the Paris Agreement

Dr Giacomo Grassi is a scientific officer at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission; Dr Jo House is…

Guest post: How Arctic warming could have steered Hurricane Florence towards the US

Prof Jennifer Francis is a research professor in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences at Rutgers University in New…

Limiting warming to 2C would prevent ‘worldwide increases’ in heat-related deaths

Restricting global warming to 2C above pre-industrial levels would prevent large increases in temperature-related deaths across much of the globe,…

Q&A: Why cement emissions matter for climate change

If the cement industry were a country, it would be the third largest emitter in the world. In 2015, it…

UK could become ‘net zero by 2050’ using negative emissions

The UK could cut its emissions to “net-zero” within the next three decades by stepping up investment into technologies that…

Bangkok climate talks: key outcomes on the Paris Agreement ‘rulebook’

Time is running short for countries to decide the practical details of how the Paris Agreement will be brought to…

Exclusive: BBC issues internal guidance on how to report climate change

The BBC, one of the world’s largest and most respected news organisations, has issued formal guidance to its journalists on…

Guest post: How Arctic lakes accelerate permafrost carbon losses

Dr Ingmar Nitze is a postdoctoral researcher at the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI);…

Amazon mangroves ‘twice as carbon rich’ as its rainforests

The vast mangroves of the Amazon store twice as much carbon per hectare as the region’s tropical forests, new research…

Guest post: A plan to solve the mysteries of Congo’s vast tropical peatland

Prof Simon Lewis is a researcher of global change science at the University of Leeds and University College London, as…