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IEA: Low-carbon spending must ‘more than double’ to meet climate goals

Investment in low-carbon energy sources, such as wind, solar and nuclear, must more than double by 2030 if the world is to meet its Paris Agreement... Read More

Renewables | May 14. 2019.
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The Carbon Brief Profile: Australia

In the seventh article of a series on how key emitters are responding to climate change, Carbon Brief looks at Australia’s complex climate politics... Read More

Country profiles | Apr 5. 2019.
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The Carbon Brief Profile: Indonesia

In the sixth article of a series on how key emitters are responding to climate change, Carbon Brief looks at Indonesia’s efforts to curb... Read More

Country profiles | Mar 27. 2019.

Mapped: The world’s coal power plants

Since 2000, the world has doubled its coal-fired power capacity to around 2,000 gigawatts (GW) after explosive growth in China and India. A further... Read More

Infographics | Mar 25. 2019.
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The Carbon Brief Profile: India

In the fifth article of a series explaining how large emitters are positioned to tackle climate change, Carbon Brief sets out India’s key policy... Read More

Country profiles | Mar 14. 2019.
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Guest post: China’s CO2 emissions grew slower than expected in 2018

Dr Jan Ivar Korsbakken and Robbie Andrew are senior researchers in climate economics at the CICERO Center for International Climate Research in... Read More

Guest posts | Mar 5. 2019.
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Analysis: BP’s outlook for fossil fuels could be undermined by slowing energy demand

Global energy demand will continue to increase as a result of human development in the world’s poorest countries, says oil and gas major BP in its... Read More

Energy | Feb 15. 2019.
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Analysis: How far would Germany’s 2038 coal phaseout breach Paris climate goals?

The recommendation by Germany’s coal commission that the country end its use of the fossil fuel in power stations by 2038 could breach a Paris... Read More

Coal | Jan 29. 2019.
Miners prepare coal for transport at a coal mine site in Changzhi, China. Credit: CPRESS PHOTO LIMITED / Alamy Stock Photo. EX2865

China’s methane emissions rise despite tougher laws, satellite data shows

Methane emissions from coal mining in China have risen despite stricter government regulations that aimed to curb the greenhouse gas, satellite data... Read More

GHGs and aerosols | Jan 29. 2019.
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The Carbon Brief Interview: Teresa Ribera

Teresa Ribera has been Spain’s minister for the ecological transition since June 2018. Before then, she had been the director of IDDRI (Institute... Read More

Interviews | Dec 19. 2018.
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IEA: China and India to fuel further rise in global coal demand in 2018

Global coal demand is expected to grow again in 2018, driven by “strong” fuel burning in China and India, the International Energy Agency (IEA)... Read More

Coal | Dec 18. 2018.
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