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Overlooking London Heathrow

Guest post: Planned growth of UK airports not consistent with net-zero climate goal

Dr Declan Finney is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Leeds’ Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science (ICAS); and Dr Giulio... Read More

Guest posts | Jun 24. 2019.
Blocks of peat being cut in Connemara National Park, Republic of Ireland. Credit: robertharding / Alamy Stock Photo.

In-depth Q&A: Why Ireland is ‘nowhere near’ meeting its climate-change goals

Despite its comparatively small population, stalling efforts to tackle climate change mean Ireland contributes a disproportionate volume of Europe’s... Read More

EU policy | Jun 18. 2019.
No.10 Downing Street at night, London, UK. Credit: Jeff Gilbert / Alamy Stock Photo.

In-depth Q&A: The UK becomes first major economy to set net-zero climate goal

The UK is to raise its ambition on climate change by setting a legally binding target to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to “net-zero” by 2050,... Read More

UK emissions | Jun 12. 2019.
A liquified natural gas carrier ship off the coast of Trinidad and Tobago. Credit: Altin Osmanaj / Alamy Stock Photo.

In-depth: BP data reveals record CO2 emissions in 2018 driven by surging use of gas

Last year saw record levels of CO2 emissions, gas and oil use, and installations of renewable energy, according to new global data from oil giant BP. ... Read More

Global emissions | Jun 12. 2019.
UK electricity map

Interactive: How the UK transformed its electricity supply in just a decade

This interactive article shows how the UK has transformed its electricity supply in a decade – and how things are expected to continue changing. ... Read More

Features | Jun 12. 2019.
Narayana Hrudayalaya hospital in Bangalore, India. Credit: Stuart Forster / Alamy Stock Photo.

Healthcare in world’s largest economies ‘accounts for 4%’ of global emissions

CO2 emissions from healthcare in the world’s largest economies account for about 5% of their national carbon footprints, according to a new study. ... Read More

Emissions | Jun 10. 2019.
Drinks factory.

Guest post: Why the UK’s carbon footprint is decreasing

Dr Anne Owen is senior research fellow at the University of Leeds’ Sustainability Research Institute. ... Read More

Guest posts | May 8. 2019.
Satellite image of the UK, 2012.

In-depth: The UK should reach ‘net-zero’ climate goal by 2050, says CCC

The UK should legislate for and reach a net-zero emissions goal by 2050, so as to end its contribution to global warming within 30 years. ... Read More

UK emissions | May 2. 2019.
Open coal cut mine, Hunter Valley, Australia. Credit: Jeremy Buckingham (CC BY 2.0).

Australian election 2019: What the manifestos say on energy and climate change

Update 21/05/2019: After an election in which climate change was assumed to be a crucial deciding factor, the ruling Liberal-National Coalition... Read More

Rest of world policy | Apr 29. 2019.
London Array windfarm.

Analysis: Half of UK’s electricity to be renewable by 2025

Close to half of the UK’s electricity will come from renewable sources by 2025, according to Carbon Brief analysis of new government projections. ... Read More

Renewables | Apr 12. 2019.

Guest post: The UK’s carbon footprint is at its lowest level for 20 years

Dr Anne Owen is senior research fellow at the University of Leeds’ Sustainability Research Institute. Prof John Barrett is the institute’s chair... Read More

Guest posts | Apr 11. 2019.
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