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Women sort potatoes for packing at a market near Baoding, Hebei province, China. Credit: Reuters / Alamy Stock Photo.

Dietary shift to potatoes could cut staple crop emissions in China by 25%

A dietary shift from rice to potatoes could “notably reduce” the climate and environmental impacts of staple crop agriculture in China, according... Read More

Food and farming | Aug 19. 2021.
A hydrogen refuelling test facility in Duisburg, Germany. Credit: Agencja Fotograficzna Caro / Alamy Stock Photo. 2G3N073

In-depth Q&A: How will the UK’s hydrogen strategy help achieve net-zero?

Hydrogen will be “critical” for achieving the UK’s net-zero target and could meet up to a third of the nation’s energy needs by 2050, accordi... Read More

UK policy | Aug 17. 2021.
Several ships unload and transport coal at Lianyungang Port in Lianyungang.

Analysis: China’s post-lockdown emissions surge shows signs of cooling

China’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions grew by around 1% in the second quarter of 2021 compared to a year earlier, new analysis for Carbon Brief sh... Read More

| Aug 13. 2021.
PSA International Brani Container Terminal with the CBD skyline, Brani Island, Singapore. Credit: Jason Knott / Alamy Stock Photo. FGRPBF

解説:「共通社会経済経路(SSP)」で未来の気候変動を探る

ここ数年、気候科学者、経済学者、エネルギーシステムモデル研究者による国際チームは、次の100年ほどの間... Read More

Translations | Jul 28. 2021.
A hot steel billet is removed from furnace as a cold billet waits in foreground

Guest post: These 553 steel plants are responsible for 9% of global CO2 emissions

The iron and steel industry is responsible for 11% of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and will need to change rapidly to align with the world... Read More

Guest posts | Jun 29. 2021.
Ratcliffe-on-Soar coal-fired power station

Guest post: Emissions should fall ‘twice as fast’ in case negative emissions fail

Many model pathways designed to meet the climate goals of the Paris Agreement rely heavily on large-scale carbon dioxide removal (CDR), also known a... Read More

Guest posts | Jun 28. 2021.
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CCC: UK will miss climate goals by ‘huge margin’ without new policies

The UK government has once again failed to come forward with sufficient policies to meet the ambition of its climate goals, according to the Climate ... Read More

UK policy | Jun 24. 2021.
New apartments under construction in Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China. Credit: Charles O. Cecil / Alamy Stock Photo.

Analysis: China’s carbon emissions grow at fastest rate for more than a decade

China’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have grown at their fastest pace in more than a decade, increasing by 15% year-on-year in the first quarter ... Read More

Emissions | May 20. 2021.
Photovoltaic solar panels and wind turbines, San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm California

Guest post: Why the low carbon transition may be much cheaper than models predict

To achieve net-zero emissions by mid-century, global energy systems must undergo a wholesale switch to low-carbon and energy-efficient technologies. ... Read More

Guest posts | May 12. 2021.
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Explication: Le réchauffement climatique s'arrêtera-t-il dès que les émissions nettes seront nulles?

Les médias affirment souvent que le monde est confronté à un "réchauffement déjà acté pour l’avenir” en raison des émissions passées, ce... Read More

Emissions | May 7. 2021.
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Explainer: Will global warming ‘stop’ as soon as net-zero emissions are reached?

Media reports frequently claim that the world is facing “committed warming” in the future as a result of past emissions, meaning higher temperatu... Read More

Emissions | Apr 29. 2021.
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