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Analysis: Meeting Paris pledges would prevent at least 1C of global warming

President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change has raised questions about the effectiveness of the accord, and how... Read More

Paris Summit 2015 | Jun 6. 2017.
US President Donald J. Trump announces that the US is withdrawing from the Paris climate accord during a Rose Garden event at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 01 June 2017

Global reaction: Trump pulls US out of Paris Agreement on climate change

President Donald Trump has, after months of procrastination and deliberation, carried through with one of his campaign pledges by announcing that he... Read More

Media analysis | Jun 2. 2017.

US tells China it has 'no plan yet' to meet its 2020 climate target

The US has no plan yet for how to meet its 2020 climate target and has made no analysis of the impact of recent policy changes, according to an... Read More

International policy | May 4. 2017.
Women rummages through overburden to look for left over coal to sell at Jugsalai, India.

India's planned coal plants could 'single-handedly jeopardise' 1.5C target

Current plans to build 370 coal-fired power stations in India will gravely undermine the country's Paris climate pledge, or create "stranded assets"... Read More

Coal | Apr 26. 2017.

The Carbon Brief Interview: Michael Gerrard

Michael Gerrard is the Andrew Sabin professor of professional practice at Columbia Law School in New York, where he teaches courses on environmental... Read More

Interviews | Apr 19. 2017.
President Barack Obama meets with Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and Senior Advisor Brian Deese, right, in the Oval Office

The Carbon Brief Interview: Brian Deese

Brian Deese served as President Barack Obama's senior adviser on climate change, energy and conservation from January 2015 to January 2017.... Read More

Interviews | Apr 10. 2017.
Workers install solar panels on the roofs of the Hongqiao Passenger Rail Terminal in Shanghai, China, 19 May 2010. Credit: Jiri Rezac/The Climate Group.

Renewables growth breaks records again despite fall in investment

Falling costs allowed the world to add record new renewable capacity even as investment fell, according to a new report. ... Read More

Renewables | Apr 6. 2017.
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Media reaction: Donald Trump's climate and energy executive order

US president Donald Trump has signed an executive order aiming to dismantle Obama-era climate policies and revive the coal industry. ... Read More

Media analysis | Mar 29. 2017.
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Guest post: Adapting to climate change through ‘managed retreat’

Miyuki Hino is a doctoral student at Stanford University specialising in climate change risks and adaptation decisions. ... Read More

Guest posts | Mar 27. 2017.
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In-depth: What Donald Trump's budget means for US spending on climate change

Update 23 May: On Tuesday, President Trump released a fleshed-out version of the March "skinny budget" with further details about his... Read More

Science | Mar 17. 2017.
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.
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