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Renewable energy will be world’s main power source by 2040, says BP

Several outlets report on BP’s latest annual “energy outlook”, which sets out a range of scenarios for the future development of the energy industry. The annual report expects…

DAILY BRIEF | 15.02.19

Academics back UK schools’ climate change strikes

More than 200 academics have signed a letter supporting this week’s school climate strikes, the Guardian reports. Thousands of young people are expected to take to the streets…

DAILY BRIEF | 14.02.19

By 2080, global warming will make New York City feel like Arkansas

Many publications cover a new study in Nature Communications that looks at how the climate of US and Canadian cities could change by 2080. USA Today reports that…

DAILY BRIEF | 13.02.19

Climate and economic risks ‘threaten 2008-style systemic collapse’

A new study from the Institute for Public Policy Research warns, reports the Guardian, that a “gathering storm of human-caused threats to climate, nature and economy pose a…

DAILY BRIEF | 12.02.19

UK pupils to join global strike over climate change crisis

Thousands of pupils are expected to walk out of lessons at schools across the UK next Friday in protest over the “escalating climate crisis”, the Guardian reports. The…

DAILY BRIEF | 11.02.19

Democrats float ‘Green New Deal’ to end fossil fuel era

A group of US Democrats have published a formal proposal for a “green new deal” that would eliminate US greenhouse gas emissions within a decade, report Reuters and…

DAILY BRIEF | 08.02.19

Climate change: World heading for warmest decade, says Met Office

Temperatures for each of the next five years are likely to be 1C or more above pre-industrial levels, the Met Office is forecasting, reports BBC News. There is…

DAILY BRIEF | 07.02.19

Climate change: UK CO2 emissions fall again

Finalised statistics of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2017 show a drop of 2.7% from 2016 and 42% since 1990, reports BBC News. The “mass closure of…

DAILY BRIEF | 06.02.19

A third of Himalayan ice cap doomed, finds report

Many publications cover a report finding that one-third the glacier ice in the Hindu Kush and Himalayan mountain ranges is “doomed” to melt by 2100. The report finds…

DAILY BRIEF | 05.02.19
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