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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Marines from 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group arrived in New York recently to aid the National Guard and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in humanitarian operations, focusing recently on Breezy Point, N.Y

Q&A: The social cost of carbon

The social cost of carbon (SCC) has been called "the most important number you've never heard of" because it underpins climate regulations in... Read More

Explainers | Feb 14. 2017.
Sculpture of Chinese dragon on building

US trying harder on climate change than 'unambitious' China, says study

The US is working harder to reduce its emissions than China, according to research published in Nature Climate Change, while India is making more... Read More

Emissions | Dec 20. 2016.
Thermal power plant, Chongqing, China

IEA: China's new coal plants make 'no economic sense'

China already has enough coal-fired power stations, says the International Energy Agency (IEA) and there is "no real economic sense in building... Read More

Coal | Dec 12. 2016.
Farmers receive updates on climate smart practices on their phones, as part of an adaptation project in Karnal, India

Climate finance: the challenge of 'shifting the trillions'

The money used to tackle climate change — "climate finance" — comes in many guises, which means that measuring it is a mammoth and complex task. ... Read More

COP22 Marrakech | Nov 14. 2016.
Building nets to harvest water from fog

Mapped: Climate adaptation around the world

From floating islands to fog harvesting, Carbon Brief's interactive map looks at how people around the world are adapting to the impacts of climate... Read More

Features | Nov 8. 2016.
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Preview: The UN's COP22 climate talks in Marrakech

Climate change will once again become the focus of global diplomacy next week, as countries gather in Marrakech for the UN climate body's (UNFCCC)... Read More

COP22 Marrakech | Nov 3. 2016.
Oil refinery, chemical and petrochemical plant at night.

Seven charts showing how countries' carbon footprints compare

The UN's climate body, which was responsible for the Paris Agreement adopted in December 2015, has long been collecting detailed data on greenhouse... Read More

Emissions | Aug 22. 2016.
Moai statues, rano raraku, easter island, polynesia

'Disenfranchised' small islands to become increasingly arid

Many small island nations will increasingly lose access to fresh water over the course of the century — but their size means they have been... Read More

Rest of world policy | Apr 11. 2016.
Macau at Night

The 35 countries cutting the link between economic growth and emissions

Is it possible to reduce emissions while growing the economy? This is a major question for policymakers hoping to combat climate change. ... Read More

Policy | Apr 5. 2016.
Supreme Court Justices Breyer and Scalia at a hearing at the US Senate Judiciary Committee

How death of US Supreme Court judge might affect Clean Power Plan

The outlook for President Obama's Clean Power Plan has plunged and then soared in the space of four eventful days for the US Supreme Court. ... Read More

Rest of world policy | Feb 15. 2016.
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