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Players at the Carbon Brief Quiz 2021

The Carbon Brief Quiz 2021

On Monday 8 November, Carbon Brief hosted its seventh annual quiz. The event was held at a brewery in Glasgow to coincide with COP26 – welcoming ar... Read More

Features | Nov 19. 2021.
Datang Taiyuan No 2 power plant in China’s Shanxi province.

In-depth Q&A: Will China’s emissions trading scheme help tackle climate change?

After a decade of preparation, China’s national emissions trading scheme (ETS) officially enters the operational phase in 2021. The trading... Read More

China Policy | Jun 24. 2021.

In-depth Q&A: Does the world need hydrogen to solve climate change?

Hydrogen gas has long been recognised as an alternative to fossil fuels and a potentially valuable tool for tackling climate change. Now, as natio... Read More

Energy | Nov 30. 2020.
Women and children collect drinking water from a water logged area in Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 2017. Credit: Mehedi Hasan/Alamy Stock Photo.

Mapped: How climate change disproportionately affects women’s health

From supercharging extreme weather events to boosting the spread of infectious diseases, climate change is already having a huge impact on human heal... Read More

Features | Oct 29. 2020.
The University of East Anglia’s “Twelve Spandrels” receiving the 2020 trophy. Credit: Carbon Brief.

The Carbon Brief Quiz 2020

Last Thursday, Carbon Brief hosted its sixth annual quiz. The annual event usually takes place at a bar in central London, but this year was held via... Read More

Features | Oct 28. 2020.

Interactive: What is the climate impact of eating meat and dairy?

Food production accounts for one-quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions and takes up half of the planet’s habitable surface. A taste ... Read More

Food and farming | Sep 14. 2020.
Map of the world's coal power plants

Mapped: The world’s coal power plants

Since 2000, the world has doubled its coal-fired power capacity to around 2,045 gigawatts (GW) after explosive growth in China and India. A further 2... Read More

Infographics | Mar 26. 2020.

Analysis: The climate papers most featured in the media in 2019

Last year saw the rise of climate change protests, with Greta Thunberg, school strikes and Extinction Rebellion generating global news coverage. T... Read More

Features | Jan 14. 2020.

Interactive: When will the Arctic see its first ice-free summer?

Since satellites first began monitoring the Arctic in 1979, the average area covered by sea ice has shrunk by at least 40%. The average thicknes... Read More

Features | Dec 12. 2019.

The Carbon Brief Quiz 2019

Last Wednesday, Carbon Brief hosted its fifth annual quiz night at a bar in central London. Thirty-eight teams, featuring more than 300 people, to... Read More

Features | Nov 19. 2019.

Inside MOSAiC: How a year-long Arctic expedition is helping climate science

@media screen and (max-width: 425px) { figure.wp-block-pullquote.alignright{ display:none; } } The world’s largest polar research expeditio... Read More

Features | Nov 18. 2019.
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