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People wearing protective masks are seen at a busy street in Manila, March 2021

UNEP: Current climate commitments are ‘weak promises, not yet delivered’

Despite stronger climate policy and higher ambition in the latest national pledges, there is still a large gap between near-term commitments under th... Read More

Global emissions | Oct 26. 2021.
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Analysis: Which countries are historically responsible for climate change?

Historical responsibility for climate change is at the heart of debates over climate justice. History matters because the cumulative amount of car... Read More

Emissions | Oct 5. 2021.
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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.
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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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Met Office: Atmospheric CO2 now hitting 50% higher than pre-industrial levels

Carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is now reaching levels 50% higher than when humanity began large-scale burning of fossil fuels during the indu... Read More

Guest posts | Mar 16. 2021.
Factory workers in Tongcheng, China, on 17 November 2020. Credit: Costfoto / Alamy Stock Photo.

分析:中国二氧化碳排放量在2020年下半年飙升4%

虽然中国的二氧化碳排放在上半年的疫情管控期间同比下降了3%,但该数值在下半年却超额增长,攀升了4%以上。... Read More

China Policy | Mar 8. 2021.
Factory workers in Tongcheng, China, on 17 November 2020. Credit: Costfoto / Alamy Stock Photo.

Analysis: China’s CO2 emissions surged 4% in second half of 2020

A surge in China's output of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the second half of last year pushed the country’s emissions above their 2019 total, despite th... Read More

China Policy | Mar 1. 2021.
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Guest post: Refining the remaining 1.5C ‘carbon budget’

The remaining “carbon budget” specifies the maximum amount of CO2 that may be emitted to stabilise warming at a particular level – such as the ... Read More

Guest posts | Jan 19. 2021.

Analysis: The climate papers most featured in the media in 2020

Last year was meant to be very different. The lead up to the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement was marked out by many as the year for climate ... Read More

Media analysis | Jan 13. 2021.
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Analysis: Which countries met the UN’s 2020 deadline to raise ‘climate ambition’?

The end of 2020 marked the moment, under the Paris Agreement’s “ratchet mechanism”, when nations were supposed to formally submit more ambitiou... Read More

International policy | Jan 8. 2021.
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