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Guest post: Why China’s CO2 emissions grew 4% during first half of 2019

Lauri Myllyvirta is an analyst covering air quality and energy trends in China. ... Read More

Guest posts | Sep 5. 2019.
Amazon fires media reaction August 2019. Graphic: Carbon Brief.

Media reaction: Amazon fires and climate change

In recent weeks, tens of thousands of fires have been recorded across the Amazon rainforest, with dramatic images and statistics reported daily across... Read More

Media analysis | Aug 27. 2019.
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Guest post: What the UK can learn from carbon pricing schemes around the world

Joshua Burke is a policy fellow and Rebecca Byrnes is a policy analyst, both at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment... Read More

Guest posts | Aug 2. 2019.

Bonn climate talks: Key outcomes from the June 2019 UN climate conference

A record-breaking European heatwave provided a fitting backdrop to the latest round of UN climate change talks, in which delegates from around the... Read More

UN climate talks | Jul 1. 2019.
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Corsia: The UN’s plan to ‘offset’ growth in aviation emissions after 2020

Airlines around the world have recently begun to monitor their CO2 emissions as part of a UN climate deal. ... Read More

Global emissions | Feb 4. 2019.

The Carbon Brief Interview: Prof Qi Ye

Prof Qi Ye is director of the Institute for Public Policy at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He was previously director and senior... Read More

Interviews | Jan 22. 2019.

Interactive: How climate finance ‘flows’ around the world

Climate finance is one of the bedrocks of negotiations at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), including the... Read More

Policy | Dec 6. 2018.
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UNEP: Limiting warming to 1.5C requires ‘fivefold’ increase in climate commitments

The world is far from being on track to meet its climate targets unless emission-reduction commitments are dramatically expanded, according to the... Read More

Global emissions | Nov 27. 2018.
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Clean energy investment ‘must be 50% higher’ to limit warming to 1.5C

An extra $460bn per year needs to be invested on the low-carbon economy globally over the next 12 years to limit global warming to 1.5C, a new paper... Read More

Renewables | Jun 18. 2018.
The Bonn climate change conference, 6 May 2018

Bonn climate talks: key outcomes from the May 2018 UN climate conference

Over the past two weeks, more than 3,000 diplomats and observers have been in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how to bring the Paris Agreement on climate... Read More

UN climate talks | May 11. 2018.
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In-depth: Will countries finally agree a climate deal for shipping?

Update 13/4/2018 – Countries today agreed to a climate deal on international shipping. The "initial strategy" aims to peak and decline shipping... Read More

International policy | Apr 6. 2018.
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