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Halve carbon emissions each decade to combat warming: study, Kepco is in talks to buy Toshiba’s stake in its UK nuclear joint venture, NuGen, & more

Scientists have set out a legislative and economic framework to halve the world’s carbon emissions every decade from 2020, in order to meet the goals of the Paris…

DAILY BRIEF | 24.03.17

The Arctic just set a grim new record for low levels of sea ice, Judge orders Exxon to turn over Tillerson’s ‘Wayne Tracker’ climate emails, & more

The Washington Post is among the many publications reporting the new data released yesterday by the US National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) showing record lows in…

DAILY BRIEF | 23.03.17

Climate is changing for Old King Coal, Trump lays plans to reverse Obama’s climate change legacy, & more

The number of coal-fired power stations under development worldwide has almost halved over the past year, according to a new study by environmental groups Greenpeace, the Sierra Club…

DAILY BRIEF | 22.03.17

Record-breaking climate change pushes world into ‘uncharted territory’, Energy related CO2 emissions can be gone by 2060, & more

Unprecedented heat across the globe in 2016 and 2017 is pushing the world into “truly uncharted territory”, according to the World Meteorological Organisation’s latest assessment of the climate.…

DAILY BRIEF | 21.03.17

Climate change financing dropped from G20 draft statement, Global energy CO2 emissions could be cut by 70 percent by 2050: IRENA, & more

Opposition from the US, Saudi Arabia and others has forced Germany to drop a reference to financing programmes to combat climate change from the draft communique at a…

DAILY BRIEF | 20.03.17

Trump’s budget would torpedo Obama’s investments in climate change and clean energy, Global economy sees green shift on lower emissions, & more

President Trump’s budget proposal, unveiled yesterday, “represents a wholesale repudiation of two main Obama administration objectives: fighting climate change and stoking a revolution in renewable energy”, the Washington…

DAILY BRIEF | 17.03.17

Low carbon drive ‘cuts household bills’, Stopping global warming is only way to save Great Barrier Reef, scientists warn, & more

Britain’s low carbon energy revolution is actually saving money for households, a report says. Households make a net saving of £11 a month, according to analysis from the…

DAILY BRIEF | 16.03.17

Trump to drop climate change from environmental reviews, source says, Germany must set exact climate goals soon after election: Merkel, & more

US president Donald Trump is poised to sign a “sweeping directive to dramatically shrink the role climate change plays in decisions across the government”, Bloomberg reports. The targets…

DAILY BRIEF | 15.03.17

Arctic ice loss driven by natural swings, not just mankind, NY attorney general: Tillerson used ‘alias’ email to discuss climate at Exxon, & more

New research has found that natural variations in the Arctic climate may be responsible for about 30–50% of the overall decline in September sea ice since 1979, the…

DAILY BRIEF | 14.03.17
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