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Civil Society helps COP21 Choose the right road to 1.5C degrees

New scenarios show how the world could limit warming to 1.5C in 2100

In the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change, nearly every country on Earth pledged to keeping global temperatures “well below” 2C above... Read More

Global temperature | Mar 5. 2018.
Banks of the river Brahmaputra, Gumi, Guwahati, Assam. Credit: ADB (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Every five-year delay in meeting Paris goals could ‘add 20cm’ to global sea levels

Failure to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement within the next few decades could have long-lasting impacts on global sea level rise in the coming... Read More

Sea level rise | Feb 20. 2018.
Basalt rock erosion details, Brier Island, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada. Credit: All Canada Photos / Alamy Stock Photo KCNR0T

Guest post: How ‘enhanced weathering’ could slow climate change and boost crop yields

Prof David Beerling, director of the Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation, and Prof Stephen Long from the Department of Crop Sciences and... Read More

Guest posts | Feb 19. 2018.
Amazon rain forest afire. Credit: Stock Connection Blue / Alamy Stock Photo BNX7RP

Carbon emissions from Amazon wildfires could ‘counteract’ deforestation decline

The loss of carbon from wildfires fuelled by drought could “counteract” efforts to cut deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, research suggests. ... Read More

Plants and forests | Feb 13. 2018.
C5GNX4 Kitayama Japan cedar, afforestation, forestry, Kitayama, Kyoto, Kyoto, Kinki, Japan

Negative emissions have ‘limited potential’ to help meet climate goals

The potential for using negative emissions technologies to help meet the goals of the Paris Agreement could be more “limited” than previously... Read More

Technology | Jan 31. 2018.
A new coal fired power plant in northern China. Credit: Global Warming Images / Alamy Stock Photo BA5894

Q&A: How will China’s new carbon trading scheme work?

Last month, China announced the initial details of its much-anticipated emissions trading scheme (ETS). ... Read More

Emissions | Jan 29. 2018.
Sao Simao reservoir, photographed from the International Space Station on 11 June 2014

China leading on world’s clean energy investment, says report

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

International policy | Jan 9. 2018.
A7PJ6B Indian women in saris with baskets on their heads troop to work at industrial site and power station at sunrise in smoke

IEA says world coal demand will rise, despite slashing forecast growth in India

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

Coal | Dec 18. 2017.
B7T95A Auto emissions- tailpipe exhaust from cars driving in town, waiting in traffic at an intersection. Image shot 2009. Exact date unknown.

Analysis: Why scientists think 100% of global warming is due to humans

The extent of the human contribution to modern global warming is a hotly debated topic in political circles, particularly in the US. ... Read More

Global temperature | Dec 13. 2017.
Dr Bill Hare

The Carbon Brief Interview: Dr Bill Hare

Dr Bill Hare is the co-founder and CEO of Climate Analytics, an international non-profit climate science and policy institute based in Germany. He is... Read More

Interviews | Dec 1. 2017.
A13E85 Benxi Steel Plant China,

Analysis: Global CO2 emissions set to rise 2% in 2017 after three-year ‘plateau’

Over the past three years, global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels have remained relatively flat. However, early estimates from the Global Carbon... Read More

Global emissions | Nov 13. 2017.
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