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The price board at a shell Gas Station displays the unit prices of different gas in London

CCC: Costly gas means reaching climate goals ‘could save UK 0.5% of GDP’

Record-high gas prices mean efforts to cut UK carbon emissions could save the economy 0.5% of GDP, says the Climate Change Committee (CCC). Its la... Read More

UK policy | Jun 29. 2022.
Tropical cyclone Ingrid West of Australias Cape York Peninsula in 2005

Tropical cyclones now ‘13% less frequent’ due to climate change

Climate change has driven a 13% decline in the frequency of tropical cyclones since pre-industrial times, new research finds. Tropical cyclones ar... Read More

Storms | Jun 27. 2022.
Leaders celebrate the adoption of the Paris Agreement during the final conference at COP21

Guest post: Why 1.5C and ‘well below’ 2C are part and parcel of one temperature goal

In 2015, the Paris Agreement set out an overall objective for global climate ambition – holding global temperature rise to “well below” 2C abov... Read More

Guest posts | Jun 22. 2022.
Ogwal Francis, co-chair for the Convention of Biological Diversity’s Open-Ended Working Group for a post-2020 global biodiversity framework

Video: Why does nature loss receive less international attention than climate change?

Humans are having an unprecedented and unparalleled impact on the natural world. Around 70% of land and 87% of the ocean have been “significantl... Read More

Nature | Jun 21. 2022.
Civil society demonstrations on loss and damage at Bonn climate talks

Bonn climate talks: Key outcomes from the June 2022 UN climate conference

With a global energy crisis, food shortages and war in Ukraine looming in the background, negotiators gathered in the German city of Bonn for a new r... Read More

UN climate talks | Jun 20. 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.

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.
Vacancy Carbon Brief

Vacancy: Section Editor (Food, land and nature)

As Carbon Brief seeks to expand our coverage about the intersection between food systems, land use, nature and climate change, we are seeking an expe... Read More

In Focus | Jun 16. 2022.
African elephant at a waterhole in Chobe National Park, Botswana with bush fire in the background

Explainer: Can climate change and biodiversity loss be tackled together?

A wildfire racing across a hillside has become emblematic of climate change. And for good reason: a quarter of the world’s natural landscapes now f... Read More

Explainers | Jun 16. 2022.
Patricia Espinosa is the outgoing executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

The Carbon Brief Interview: UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa

Patricia Espinosa is the outgoing executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, first appointed in 2016. She is a... Read More

Interviews | Jun 15. 2022.

Cropped, 15 June 2022: LEAF Coalition concerns; Kiwis’ carbon pricing; Biofuel boom

Welcome to Carbon Brief’s Cropped. We handpick and explain the most important stories at the intersection of climate, land, food and nature ov... Read More

Nature | Jun 15. 2022.
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