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Two women operating ENIAC, unknown date. Credit: Historic Computer Libraries / Wikimedia Commons

Timeline: The history of climate modelling

The climate models used by scientists today rely on some of the world’s most advanced supercomputers. It can take dozens of highly skilled people to... Read More

Climate modelling | Jan 16. 2018.
ADKPB6 Sizewell B Nuclear Reactor Power Station Suffolk UK aerial view

Analysis: Low-carbon sources generated more UK electricity than fossil fuels in 2017

For the first time in 2017, more than half of the electricity generated in the UK came from low-carbon sources, Carbon Brief analysis shows. ... Read More

Renewables | Nuclear | Jan 3. 2018.
B7T95A Auto emissions- tailpipe exhaust from cars driving in town, waiting in traffic at an intersection. Image shot 2009. Exact date unknown.

Analysis: Why scientists think 100% of global warming is due to humans

The extent of the human contribution to modern global warming is a hotly debated topic in political circles, particularly in the US. ... Read More

Global temperature | Dec 13. 2017.
HNFRP4 Shijiazhuang. 12th Feb, 2017. Photo taken on Feb. 12, 2017 shows the Gehetou photovoltaic power generation station in Qinhuangdao, north China. Grid-connected new energy capacity, including wind power and solar power, has reached 12.81 million kilowatts in northern regions of Hebei as of the end of 2016. Credit: Yang Shiyao/Xinhua/Alamy Live News

Analysis: How developing nations are driving record growth in solar power

Emerging markets now account for the majority of growth in solar power, according to new data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). ... Read More

Renewables | Nov 29. 2017.
COP23 in Bonn

Analysis: Which countries have sent the most delegates to COP23?

For the next two weeks, thousands of negotiators, policymakers, researchers, journalists and campaigners are gathering in Bonn for the 23rd Conference... Read More

COP23 Bonn | Nov 6. 2017.

Mapped: Where multilateral climate funds spend their money

In 2009, countries meeting in Copenhagen for the 15th UN climate conference set a new monetary goal. ... Read More

International policy | Nov 6. 2017.

Vacancy: Junior content producer at Carbon Brief

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become Carbon Brief’s Junior Content Producer, helping us to analyse and report climate change and society’s... Read More

Infographics | Oct 27. 2017.
Kirsty McBeath from the Met Office with an interactive 3D model displaying climate

Guest Post: How IPCC graphics could be made more accessible

Jordan Harold is an applied cognitive psychologist at the school of psychology, University of East Anglia, and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change... Read More

Guest posts | Oct 17. 2017.
US power sources overlaid on satellite imagery of the US at night. Map by Rosamund Pearce for Carbon Brief.

Mapped: How the US generates electricity

The US electricity system is often described as the world's largest machine. It is also incredibly diverse, reflecting the policy preferences, needs... Read More

Infographics | Oct 10. 2017.
BE328R Ethiopian girls collect firewood for cooking. Due to global warming and change in climate, there are less trees

Mapped: How UK foreign aid is spent on climate change

Many of the world's richest nations have pledged money – known as climate finance – to help vulnerable countries adapt to climate change and to... Read More

UK policy | Oct 10. 2017.

Analysis: How well have climate models projected global warming?

Scientists have been making projections of future global warming using climate models of increasing complexity for the past four decades. ... Read More

Global temperature | Oct 5. 2017.
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