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Installing a heat pump in a single-family house, December 2021.

Heat pumps ‘up to three times cheaper’ than green hydrogen in Europe, study finds

“Green” hydrogen, made by splitting water with low-carbon electricity, is unlikely to emerge as a cheap replacement for gas boilers in homes acro... Read More

Technology | Feb 23. 2023.
Plumber installing a heat pump.

Heat pumps are the ‘central technology’ for low-carbon heating, concludes IEA

Heat pumps will provide one-fifth of the world’s heating needs by the end of the decade if nations follow through on their plans, according to the ... Read More

Technology | Dec 2. 2022.
PSA International Brani Container Terminal with the CBD skyline, Brani Island, Singapore. Credit: Jason Knott / Alamy Stock Photo. FGRPBF


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Translations | Jul 28. 2021.
Evaporation ponds of the Sociedad Quimica Mineral de Chile lithium mine in Salar de Atacama

IEA: Mineral supplies for electric cars ‘must increase 30-fold’ to meet climate goals

At least 30 times as much lithium, nickel and other key minerals may be required by the electric car industry by 2040 to meet global climate targets,... Read More

Renewables | May 5. 2021.

The Carbon Brief Profile: South Korea

As part of its series on how key emitters are responding to climate change, Carbon Brief looks at South Korea’s attempts to balance its high-emitti... Read More

Country profiles | Apr 6. 2020.
LED bulbs illuminate a woman as she does housework at night, Karnataka, India. Credit: ZUMA Press, Inc. / Alamy Stock Photo. D9RYDR

Guest post: How energy-efficient LED bulbs lit up India in just five years

Innovating and scaling up low-carbon technologies is a fundamental part of the global need to tackle climate change. However, this can be a partic... Read More

Guest posts | Mar 31. 2020.
Woman Filling a Car with Unleaded Petrol, UK.

Budget 2020: Key climate and energy announcements

Rishi Sunak, the UK’s new chancellor, has delivered his first budget and the first for the UK since October 2018. It is also the first budget sinc... Read More

UK policy | Mar 11. 2020.
A field of people watch from a distance as the iconic cooling towers of Didcot A coal power station are demolished

Analysis: UK’s CO2 emissions have fallen 29% over the past decade

The UK’s CO2 emissions fell by 2.9% in 2019, according to Carbon Brief analysis. This brings the total reduction to 29% over the past decade since ... Read More

UK emissions | Mar 3. 2020.

The Carbon Brief Profile: Iran

In the latest article in a series on how some of the world’s key emitters are responding to climate change, Carbon Brief profiles Iran, a major pet... Read More

Country profiles | Feb 20. 2020.
Long exposure sunset over German highway along power plant , Germany Credit: Zoonar GmbH / Alamy Stock Photo

‘Profound shifts’ underway in energy system, says IEA World Energy Outlook

The world’s CO2 emissions are set to continue rising for decades unless there is greater ambition on climate change, despite the “profound shifts�... Read More

Energy | Nov 13. 2019.
An array of solar troughs in the North American southwest desert - California, USA

Solar power could replace all US hydro dams using ‘just 13% of the space’

Banks of solar panels would be able to replace every electricity-producing dam in the US using just 13% of the space, according to a new study. The... Read More

Renewables | Aug 26. 2019.
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