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The Carbon Brief Profile: Russia

In this country profile, Carbon Brief examines the state of climate and energy policies in Russia, home to some of the world’s largest reserves of ... Read More

Country profiles | Sep 22. 2022.
Les Mées Solar Farm, Puimichel, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France. Credit: BTWImages / Alamy Stock Photo.

Guest post: Solar power saved the EU €29bn this summer

In a tough summer for Europe that brought record-high energy prices and sweltering heatwaves, solar power has provided some much-needed relief. Ou... Read More

Guest posts | Sep 7. 2022.
Wymeswold Solar Farm, the largest solar farm in the UK at 34 MWp, is based on an old disused second world war airfield, Leicestershire, UK. Image ID: DGHCKE. Credit: Ashley Cooper / Alamy Stock Photo.

Factcheck: Is solar power a ‘threat’ to UK farmland?

The “threat” posed to UK farms by the expansion of solar power has emerged as a campaign issue for the final two candidates in the race to become... Read More

Factchecks | Aug 25. 2022.
Maize field with irrigation in Nebraska, USA

Electric cars sales in the US ‘could prevent one-tenth of global cropland expansion’

A faster shift to electric vehicles (EVs) in the US would avoid around 10% of the global cropland expansion expected over the next 30 years, accordin... Read More

Renewables | Jul 18. 2022.
Ship constructing Walney extension of the offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea

Analysis: Record-low price for UK offshore wind is nine times cheaper than gas

A UK government auction has secured a record 11 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable energy capacity that will generate electricity nine times more cheapl... Read More

Renewables | Jul 8. 2022.
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Guest post: China’s wind and solar potential is ‘nine times’ that needed for carbon neutrality

In September 2020, China pledged to peak its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2030 and achieve “carbon neutrality” by 2060. In a new study, p... Read More

Guest posts | Jun 20. 2022.
Wind turbines in the Lower Snake River Wind Energy Project, Washington, USA

Windfarms raise incomes and house prices in rural US, study finds

Wind turbines have increased local incomes by around 5% and house values by 2.6% in parts of the US, according to a new study. The research, publi... Read More

Renewables | Jun 7. 2022.
Aerial view of newly installed solar panels in Ulanqab in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in northern China

Analysis: What do China's gigantic wind and solar bases mean for its climate goals?

China is set to add at least 570 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power in the 14th five-year plan (FYP) period (2021–25), more than doubling its i... Read More

China Policy | May 3. 2022.
Heat pump being replaced by a heating technician

Guest post: How heat pump sales are starting to take off around the world

Experts see heat pumps as one of the main solutions for tackling the carbon emissions associated with keeping buildings warm, both in the UK and inte... Read More

Guest posts | Mar 1. 2022.
Reindeer browsing on the flats below the Banner Wind Project in Alaska

Guest post: Does renewable energy threaten efforts to conserve biodiversity on land?

The world is facing a climate and ecological crisis. The two planetary crises occasionally pull in the same direction: restoring faltering coastal ec... Read More

Guest posts | Feb 3. 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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