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A pond to extract lithium from salt in Atacama Desert, North of Chile. Credit: Diego Giudice / Alamy Stock Photo. BNKX1X

Explainer: These six metals are key to a low-carbon future

The deployment of renewables and electric vehicles is expected to skyrocket as the world strives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. ... Read More

Technology | Apr 12. 2018.
Climate models project 21st century global temperatures. Credit: Alex Kekesi / NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio

Analysis: How much ‘carbon budget’ is left to limit global warming to 1.5C?

In 2015, by signing up to the Paris Agreement on climate change, nearly every country pledged to keep global temperatures “well below” 2C above... Read More

Global temperature | Apr 9. 2018.
Multi Crystalline solar cells, Shell Solar, Germany. Credit: Friedrich Stark / Alamy Stock Photo A3FNKY

In-depth: Is Shell’s new climate scenario as ‘radical’ as it says?

This week, Shell published a “radical” new climate change scenario, showing how the world could meet the “well-below 2C” goal of the Paris... Read More

Energy | Mar 29. 2018.

The Carbon Brief Profile: Brazil

In the first of a new series explaining how key emitters are positioned to tackle climate change, Carbon Brief sets out Brazil’s key policy... Read More

Features | Mar 7. 2018.
E08DRF Royal Exchange, London, England, UK. circa 1890's. Image shot 1890. Exact date unknown.

Analysis: UK carbon emissions in 2017 fell to levels last seen in 1890

Carbon Brief analysis shows the UK’s CO2 emissions from fossil fuels fell by 2.6% in 2017, driven by a 19% decline in coal use. ... Read More

UK emissions | Mar 7. 2018.
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) carries a parcel in Bonn, Germany, 09 December 2013. Credit: dpa picture alliance / Alamy Stock Photo DKRRJ7

Small drones could be better for climate than delivery trucks, says study

Automated, unmanned drones are poised to revolutionise the package delivery industry, with a number of companies already testing drone-based delivery... Read More

Technology | Feb 13. 2018.

Analysis: The climate papers most featured in the media in 2017

Every day, dozens of scientific journals publish new climate change research that is shared across the world via the internet. ... Read More

Features | Jan 24. 2018.
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.
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