Falling energy use and surging offshore wind are among the trends revealed in the latest round of government figures on the energy flowing through the... Read More
A new government consultation, published this week, asserts that the UK “will…require” new nuclear and gas-fired power stations with carbon... Read More
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
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
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
Dr Anne Owen is senior research fellow at the University of Leeds’ Sustainability Research Institute. ... Read More
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
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
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
Carbon Brief analysis shows the UK’s CO2 emissions fell for the sixth consecutive year in 2018, the longest series of continuous reductions on... Read More
The UK’s CO2 emissions peaked in the year 1973 and have declined by around 38% since 1990, faster than any other major developed country. ... Read More
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