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Open-pit coal mining at Cottbus Nord in Germany

Emissions from mining cause ‘up to £2.5tn’ in environmental damages each year

Greenhouse gas emissions from global mining and resource extraction result in up to £2.5tn ($3tn) in damages worldwide every year, according to a ne... Read More

Emissions | Jul 6. 2022.
Plantation worker watches as a truck unloads freshly harvested oil palm fruit bunches at a collection point in Borneo

‘Food miles’ have larger climate impact than thought, study suggests

Global “food miles” emissions are higher than previously thought – accounting for nearly one-fifth of total food-system emissions – new resea... Read More

Food and farming | Jun 20. 2022.
Car plant production line. Credit: Cultura Creative RF / Alamy Stock Photo. BER497

Guest post: Reducing material use could cut emissions from cars and homes by at least a third

Producing the steel, concrete and other materials that go into our cars and homes accounts for a quarter of all greenhouse gases, so using these thin... Read More

Guest posts | Jun 8. 2022.
Electrical power tranmission lines in Sonoma county, USA

Guest post: How the US can cut its emissions in half by 2030

In 2021, the US raised its Paris climate pledge, committing to cut its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 50-52% below 2005 levels by 2030. Yet questi... Read More

Guest posts | May 31. 2022.
A block of half-built flats is left abandoned in Shanghai

Analysis: China's CO2 emissions see longest sustained drop in a decade

China's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fell by an estimated 1.4% in the first three months of 2022, making it the third quarter in a row of falling e... Read More

China Policy | May 30. 2022.
Tree planting at Haweswater, Lake District, UK

Greenhouse gas removal: How could it help the UK reach net-zero by 2050?

A mix of scientists, economists and government advisers met in London last week to discuss how removing greenhouse gases from air could help the UK h... Read More

UK policy | May 17. 2022.
Oil and gas drilling on the Front Range of Colorado

‘One quarter’ of US emissions since 2005 come from fossil fuels on public lands

Emissions equivalent to nearly a quarter of the US total since 2005 have come from fossil fuels extracted on the nation’s public lands and waters, ... Read More

Oil and gas | Apr 21. 2022.
Drone picture showing a coal yard at a port in Rizhao city of Shandong province, northern China, on 2 February 2022. Credit: Oriental Image

Guest post: Is China living up to its pledges on climate change and energy transition?

In September 2020, China pledged to become carbon neutral by 2060 and this climate target was officially submitted in an updated nationally determine... Read More

Guest posts | Feb 21. 2022.
Female workers putting seeds in soil bags at a forest department nursery in Beawar

Guest post: How much could restoring forests reduce India's emissions?

India has made ambitious pledges to restore forests to tackle climate change, alongside many other countries. But what that goal looks like in practi... Read More

Guest posts | Feb 17. 2022.
Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya

Eradicating ‘extreme poverty’ would raise global emissions by less than 1%

Lifting hundreds of millions of people out of “extreme poverty” – where they live on less than US$1.90 per day – would drive a global increas... Read More

People | Feb 14. 2022.
Trucks on desert highway in Arizona, US. Credit: Chris Alan Selby / Alamy Stock Photo. BKNB4K

Coal and trucks pushed US ‘further off track’ for climate targets in 2021

US emissions surged by 6.2% last year, boosted by a renewed reliance on coal power amid soaring natural gas prices, according to the Rhodium Group. ... Read More

US Policy | Jan 10. 2022.
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