A sizeable portion of recent studies on future climate impacts have focused on a warming scenario called “RCP8.5”. This high-emissions scenario is... Read More
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 of CO2 need to decline precipitously over the next few decades, if the world is to meet the Paris Agreement goals of limiting global... Read More
Airlines around the world have recently begun to monitor their CO2 emissions as part of a UN climate deal. ... Read More
Global coal demand is expected to grow again in 2018, driven by “strong” fuel burning in China and India, the International Energy Agency (IEA)... Read More
Hopes that global CO2 emissions might be nearing a peak have been dashed by preliminary data showing that output from fossil fuels and industry will... Read More
Update – 7 February 2019: The text of a green new deal resolution for the US House of Representatives has been released. A section has been added at... Read More
The world is far from being on track to meet its climate targets unless emission-reduction commitments are dramatically expanded, according to the... Read More
Renewable energy grew by the largest amount ever last year, while coal-fired electricity also reached a record high, according to new global data from... Read More
Dr Michelle Cain in a science and policy research associate on the Oxford Martin School’s programme on climate pollutants at the University of... Read More
This week, Gothenburg in Sweden played host to the first international conference on “negative emissions”. ... Read More
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