The loss of carbon from wildfires fuelled by drought could “counteract” efforts to cut deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, research suggests. ... Read More
Ending the world’s fossil fuel subsidies would reduce global CO2 emissions by 0.5 to 2.2 gigatonnes (Gt) per year by 2030, a new study says. ... Read More
Onshore wind is key to securing lower industrial electricity prices for the UK, a new report says. ... Read More
The potential for using negative emissions technologies to help meet the goals of the Paris Agreement could be more “limited” than previously... Read More
For the first time, the European Union generated more electricity from wind, solar and biomass than from coal in 2017, according to new analysis from... Read More
Last month, China announced the initial details of its much-anticipated emissions trading scheme (ETS). ... Read More
China is by far the largest force in global clean energy development and its firms are increasingly looking abroad for opportunities, a new report... Read More
The UK will only need to build a small number of new gas power plants over the next two decades, as it continues to shift to low-carbon sources of... Read More
For the first time in 2017, more than half of the electricity generated in the UK came from low-carbon sources, Carbon Brief analysis shows. ... Read More
Prof Sir John Beddington was the UK government’s chief scientific adviser between 2008 and 2013. He is a senior strategy adviser at the Oxford... Read More
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has once again forecast that world coal demand will rise, despite halving its outlook for growth in India. ... Read More
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