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Ras Tanura oil refinery, Saudi Arabia. Credit: Tom Hanley / Alamy Stock Photo. A9EG3T

IEA: Clean energy transition makes reforms 'inescapable' for oil states

A changing energy system is posing “critical questions” for many of the world’s largest oil and gas producing countries, the International... Read More

Oil and gas | Oct 25. 2018.
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The Carbon Brief Profile: Japan

In the third article of a new series on how key emitters are responding to climate change, Carbon Brief looks at Japan’s gradually falling emissions... Read More

Country profiles | Jun 25. 2018.
Road receding into the distance from Addis Ababa to Shafartak bridge. Credit: Andrew Holt / Alamy Stock Photo AAFNYD

Expect tens of millions of internal climate migrants by 2050, says World Bank

As many as 143 million people in three of the world’s most vulnerable regions could be forced by 2050 to migrate within their own country due to... Read More

Risk and adaptation | Mar 19. 2018.
Maze of pipes inside a modern gas fired power station, Teesside UK. Credit: incamerastock / Alamy Stock Photo B7KT9C

OECD: Fossil fuel subsidies added up to at least $373bn in 2015

Fossil fuel subsidies totalled at least $373bn globally in 2015, according to a new report which for the first time combines figures from two key... Read More

Rest of world policy | Feb 28. 2018.
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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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