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Wind turbines line the horizon behind Bada Bagh in Rajasthan, India. Credit: Prisma by Dukas Presseagentur GmbH / Alamy Stock Photo. DY917M

Guest post: Ten charts show how the world is progressing on clean energy

Dr Iain Staffell is a senior lecturer in sustainable energy at Imperial College London’s Centre for Environmental Policy. He leads the Electric... Read More

Guest posts | Dec 11. 2018.
KD9KY5 The Pavilion, a timber framed building under construction at Spinningfields, Manchester, UK.

CCC: UK should ‘move away’ from large-scale biomass burning

The UK should not give support to any new large-scale biomass power plants unless they include carbon capture and storage (CCS), according to the... Read More

Energy | Nov 15. 2018.
A tree planting scheme in the National Forest. Credit: Bill Allsopp / Alamy Stock Photo. M5YF1P

Budget 2018: Key climate and energy announcements

Philip Hammond, the chancellor, has delivered his last budget before the UK is set to leave the EU in March 2019. It was a lengthy speech full of... Read More

UK policy | Oct 30. 2018.
Ras Tanura oil refinery, Saudi Arabia. Credit: Tom Hanley / Alamy Stock Photo. A9EG3T

IEA: Clean energy transition makes reforms 'inescapable' for oil states

A changing energy system is posing “critical questions” for many of the world’s largest oil and gas producing countries, the International... Read More

Oil and gas | Oct 25. 2018.
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The Carbon Brief Profile: South Africa

In the fourth article in a series on how key emitters are responding to climate change, Carbon Brief looks at South Africa’s heavy dependence on... Read More

Country profiles | Oct 15. 2018.
MJEHBB Sugar cane plantation is harvested

IEA: Bioenergy to lead growth in renewables over next five years

“Modern” bioenergy will lead the global expansion of renewable energy up to 2023, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says in its latest... Read More

Renewables | Oct 8. 2018.
Production of a wind turbine generator at Daman Enercon India Ltd. Credit: Joerg Boethling / Alamy Stock Photo. C5WWNX

Guest post: India's emissions will double at most by 2030

Navroz K Dubash is a professor and Ankit Bhardwaj is a senior research associate at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR)’s Initiative on Climate,... Read More

Guest posts | Aug 22. 2018.
Onshore windfarm, Eaglesham Moor, East Renfrewshire, Scotland. Credit: Clynt Garnham Renewable Energy / Alamy Stock Photo. BCBYYF

Six charts show mixed progress for UK renewables

Onshore and offshore wind power rose by 34% last year in the UK compared to 2016, new government statistics show. ... Read More

Renewables | Jul 30. 2018.
Cleaning solar panels in Gujarat Solar Park, Gujarat, India. Credit: Ashley Cooper pics / Alamy Stock Photo. DRARW5

IEA: Renewables investment in India topped fossil fuels for first time in 2017

Investment in renewable power in India topped fossil fuels for the first time in 2017, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). ... Read More

Renewables | Jul 17. 2018.
Chris Stark, Chef Exectutive, Committee on Climate Change. Credit: Carbon Brief

The Carbon Brief Interview: Chris Stark

Chris Stark has been the chief executive of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) since April 2018. The CCC is the UK government’s official climate... Read More

Interviews | Jul 12. 2018.
People enjoying the hot weather on Skegness Pier, UK, with offshore windfarms in distance. 2 July 2018. Credit: Steven Booth/Alamy Live News. P6R55H

CCC: New UK renewables ‘could be cheaper than existing gas plants by 2030’

It could be cheaper for the UK to build new wind and solar farms in the 2020s than to keep running some existing gas plants, according to the... Read More

Renewables | Jul 6. 2018.
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