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World is 'backsliding' on gasoline subsidies, finds study

Taxes on gasoline effectively reduce CO2 emissions, yet they are lower now than they were 13 years ago, finds a new study. ... Read More

Oil and gas | Jan 9. 2017.
Close-up of a wind turbine rotor set against a blue, cloudy sky in England. Photo: Steve Goacher

Analysis: UK wind generated more electricity than coal in 2016

The UK generated more electricity from wind than from coal in the full calendar year of 2016, Carbon Brief analysis shows. ... Read More

Energy | Jan 5. 2017.
A handful of black oil rich sand from Alberta Canada.

Guest post: Five ways the Paris Agreement can address oversupply of fossil fuels

Michael Lazarus is a senior scientist and US Center director at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), based in Seattle. Harro van Asselt is a... Read More

Guest posts | Nov 22. 2016.
Stationary coal train is passed by a freight train , Virginia, US

Analysis: IEA cuts coal growth outlook in half as China peaks

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has dramatically scaled back its outlook for coal demand growth over the next 25 years, Carbon Brief analysis... Read More

Coal | Nov 16. 2016.
stone crushers in India

'Coal doesn't benefit the poor': Dan Kammen on energy access and poverty

The role of coal in poverty reduction is contentious. The Overseas Development Institute's recent Beyond Coal report argues that better options are... Read More

Interviews | Nov 4. 2016.
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Analysis: How have the IEA's renewable forecasts changed?

Renewable energy capacity is growing more rapidly than expected, says the International Energy Agency (IEA), overtaking coal for the first time. ... Read More

Renewables | Oct 26. 2016.
Oil worker pointing with his finger to oil field equipment

In-depth: How can fossil fuel supplies be constrained?

Academics gathered in Oxford this week to discuss how to constrain fossil fuel supply as part of efforts to tackle climate change. ... Read More

Oil and gas | Sep 28. 2016.
The Walchenseekraftwerk is a hydroelectric power station south of Kochel am See in Bavaria, Germany. It has an installed output of 124 MW, which makes it one the largest of its kind in Germany.

Zeitleiste: Die Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft der deutschen Energiewende

Mit der Energiewende hat Deutschland einen Begriff geprägt, der weltweit als Beispiel für die typisch deutsche Liebe für zusammengesetzte Wörter... Read More

Energy | Sep 21. 2016.
The Walchenseekraftwerk is a hydroelectric power station south of Kochel am See in Bavaria, Germany. It has an installed output of 124 MW, which makes it one the largest of its kind in Germany.

Timeline: The past, present and future of Germany's Energiewende

The Energiewende (energy transition) is an internationally recognised example of Germans' love for compound nouns, where two previously unconnected... Read More

Energy | Sep 21. 2016.
german energy map

Wie Deutschland seinen Strom erzeugt

Deutschlands Energiewende ruft einerseits Bilder von sonnendurchfluteten, blühenden Landschaften hervor, gespickt mit Windrädern und Solaranlagen.... Read More

Energy | Sep 20. 2016.
german energy map

Mapped: How Germany generates its electricity

Germany's "Energiewende", which translates as energy transition, conjures up images of bright, sunlit fields scattered with wind turbines and solar... Read More

Energy | Sep 20. 2016.
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