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Rooftop solar panels in Changjiang village, China. Credit: Imaginechina Limited / Alamy Stock Photo. WA9NTN

Analysis: Renewables could match coal power within 5 years, IEA reveals

Renewable sources of electricity are set for rapid growth over the next five years, which could see them match the output of the world’s coal-fired... Read More

Renewables | Oct 21. 2019.

The Carbon Brief Profile: Canada

In the latest article in a series on how some of the world’s key emitters are responding to climate change, Carbon Brief considers Canada’s... Read More

Country profiles | Oct 8. 2019.
Sahiwal Coal Power plant in Sahiwal, Pakistan, 6 August 2019. Credit: Xinhua / Alamy Stock Photo. W8TNCH

Guest post: How plans for new coal are changing around the world

Dr Christine Shearer is a researcher and analyst for the US-based energy research group Global Energy Monitor. ... Read More

Guest posts | Aug 13. 2019.
A steel factory emits smoke in Tangshan, Hebei province, China. Credit: Lou Linwei / Alamy Stock Photo.

China’s emissions ‘could peak 10 years earlier than Paris climate pledge’

CO2 emissions in China may peak up to a decade earlier than the nation has pledged under the Paris Agreement, according to a new study. ... Read More

Rest of world emissions | Jul 29. 2019.
Cooling towers of a brown coal power station in Jänschwalde, Germany. Credit: dpa picture alliance archive / Alamy Stock Photo.

Guest post: Why German coal power is falling fast in 2019

Karsten Capion is senior adviser at Danish Energy, the membership body for the Danish energy industry. In August, he will be joining the Danish... Read More

Guest posts | Jul 18. 2019.
Engineers work on a wind turbine at the Theppana wind farm in Chaiyaphum province, Thailand. Credit: Asian Development Bank / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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.
A coal-fired power station in Lanzhou, Gansu Province, China. Credit: Eye Ubiquitous / Alamy Stock Photo. AM0WMF

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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