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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.
US president Donald Trump speaking at a campaign rally

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.
Coastal erosion on the Carteret Islands, Papua New Guinea

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.
Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO)-2

In-depth: What Donald Trump's budget means for US spending on climate change

On Thursday, President Trump unveiled his first budget proposal. Entitled "America First: A budget blueprint to make America Great Again", the... 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.
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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